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How to keep algae from forming on greenhouse walls

This is a discussion on How to keep algae from forming on greenhouse walls within the Semi Hydro / Lights / Greenhouses / Accessories forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi, I face algae problems too on my clay pot. I use 0.05% Benzalkonium Bromide(a ...

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    Hi, I face algae problems too on my clay pot. I use 0.05% Benzalkonium Bromide(a kind of algicide and fungicide and disinfectant) to spray the clay pot inorder to get rid of the algae. I think it works.

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    Wade, I'll throw another little tid-bit into your thinking:

    Since switching to K-Lite fertilizer (MSU RO with very low P & K), my algae issue has dwindled to almost nothing.

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    Sounds great!!!!

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