Does the standard dose of Excel inhibit algae?
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:11 AM   #1
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Does the standard dose of Excel inhibit algae?


Does the regular dose of excel have an effect on algae or must it be over dosed to have effect?
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:54 AM   #2
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As far as my knowledge about the substance goes, you need to O/D to have a burning effect on algae. The normal dose just helps plants and that is enough in some cases as the plants inhibit algae better than anything else. BBA taught me that. I used triple doses of a similar product and all I got was livestock deaths until I tuned the water and had a steady and good plant growth. BBA backed away by itself. The O/D just kept it from spreading but did nothing to eradicate it.
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