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Old 02-04-2009, 06:36 AM
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Default algae is forming in the water

Ron, I am growing in aerated water and my plants are doing well. I have noticed that algae is forming in the water itself. Will this cause problems for my plants? If so, can I get a common anti-algae agent that would normally be used in a fountain or pond or aquarium? Will that hurt my plants. Thanks

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Old 02-04-2009, 06:36 AM
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Put a lid on your container to keep the light from hitting the water, that's what causes algae. You can't grow hydroponicly without some algae. It means your water is healthy and has nutrients in it. I would start to worry if I didn't see some algae on my gardens. If it builds up to where it becomes a problem then change your water.

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