Algae Relief is a specially isolated consortium of naturally occurring environmentally safe bacterial strains which posses an enhanced capability to extract and scavenge carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus from fresh water.
The product uses the existing organic debris in the surface water/sediment as a carbon source, the bacteria in Algae Relief assimilate excess nitrogen and phosphorus from the treated water as a source of nutrients for cell growth and development, without harming fish and other aquatic life and without undue consumption of dissolved oxygen.
By this process, the microbes in Algae Relief compete with nuisance algae for nutrients and have demonstrated considerable ability to prevent or decrease algae blooms in many surface waters.
Environmental conditions that may trigger a bloom
- Excess nutrients (phosphorus and nitrogen)
- Low water or low flow conditions
- Calm water
- Warmer temperatures.