JBL Algol
Water conditioner to combat algae in freshwater aquariums

  • For beautiful freshwater aquariums: combats all algae species fast and intensively
  • Not harmful to fish and microorganisms when used correctly
  • Crystal-clear water. Combats all algae species
  • Application only in the morning. Before use a partial water change of 30 % is recommended. Ensure sufficient oxygen content by means of aeration during the treatment
  • Contents: 1 bottle Algol. To use: 10 ml/40 l Wasser. Example with 60 l aquarium: 15 ml
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basic price 8,79 EUR / 100 ml
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basic price 6,40 EUR / 100 ml
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Product information

Appropriate, long-term algae control
Excessive algae growth always occurs when a surplus of nutrients (phosphates and nitrates) are present in the water. That’s why long-term algae control works in two steps: it combats algae with the anti-algae agent JBL Algol, then in step 2 it safely binds the nutrients. For this purpose JBL PhosEx ultra is ideal. Adding algae-eating animals, such as sucker catfish, shrimps and snails can also be a great help.

Details

JBL Algol 100 ml

Art. no.:
2302200
EAN Code:
4014162230225
Content:
100 ml
Range:
400 l
Volume packaging:
0.230 l
Gross weight:
124.000 g
Net weight:
100 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
30/125/60 mm

Technical Data

Height:125 mm
Length:60 mm
Width:30 mm

JBL Algol 250 ml

Art. no.:
2302300
EAN Code:
4014162230232
Content:
250 ml
Range:
1000 l
Volume packaging:
0.460 l
Gross weight:
300.200 g
Net weight:
252 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
33/180/78 mm

Technical Data

Height:180 mm
Length:78 mm
Width:33 mm
FAQ
What happens to the algae after I use an anti-algae agent?

Any anti-algae agent, such as JBL AlgoPond forte, AlgoPond green or Algol cause the dead algae to decompose biologically and then be broken down bacterially. This in turn leads to an enormous oxygen consumption by the bacteria (nitrification) and to the release of the nutrients nitrate and phosphate, which were "bound" in the algae. In principle, this feeds the next generation of algae. This is the reason why JBL always recommends binding the released nutrients as the last step in algae control after the targeted control of the algae with an anti-algae agent. Since it is sufficient to remove one of the two nutrients, we recommend you remove the phosphate, and this can easily be carried out with a good phosphate remover (JBL PhosEx Pond or JBL PhosEx).

By the way, it is always better to remove dying or dead algae by hand. The fewer algae are degraded, the fewer nutrients are released again!

Is JBL Algol harmful for my shrimps?

Negative effects of JBL Algol on freshwater shrimps cannot be ruled out, especially on sensitive dwarf shrimps.

In what intervals can JBL Algol be dosed ?

We recommend an interval of 7 days when dosing JBL Algol again. Please ensure that a water change of 50-70% is carried out before each dose.

Please note that we cannot rule out adverse effects on aquatic plants after repeated applications. Furthermore JBL Algol does not eliminate the cause of emerging algae growth. For this please examine the care and maintenance of your aquarium.

I have a lot of algae in my cichlid tank. Unfortunately, one-time treatment with JBL Algol did not have any noticeable effect.

With reference to algae in cichlid tanks. That is a permanent problem, because there is always an excess of nutrients in aquariums with few plants. It may be necessary to add more doses of JBL Algol, more or less at weekly intervals. Please make sure you always carry out a 50 % water change beforehand and ensure the aquarium is well aerated.

How do mosses react to JBL Algol?

When dealing with mosses, one must always reckon with sensitivities to Algol, depending on the species, with this always applying to moss balls. Midget shrimps can also exhibit a sensitive reaction to Algol; our experience varies according to the species. The general water parameters are also important.

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Instructions

safety instructions

Safety information
- safety information in accordance with GHS
Risk phrase
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
safety note
P102: Keep out of reach of children.
P103: Read label before use.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.