Eheim Powerscraper is a motorized algae cleaning blade

The Eheim Powerscraper is a motorized algae scraper that borrows from the technology of powered toothbrushes and razorblades. In a rather stunning marketing move Eheim has elected to not share any photos nor details on their upcoming Eheim Powerscraper.  This…

Stanford researchers find electrical current from plants, algae

After years and years of us hating on algae we might start liking it again. We say this because researchers at Stanford University are generating electrical current by hooking into the electron activity of individual algae cells. Or in WonHyoung…

Algae blooms threaten to choke Baltic Sea

An explosion of phytoplankton has reached alarming levels in the Baltic Sea consuming outrageous amounts of precious oxygen and choking out aquatic life creating one of the largest marine “dead zones” on the planet. As part of nature’s cycle, small…

Mag-Flip algae cleaning magnet is a winner

The Mag-Flip algae magnet is one of those products that makes you wonder “How did someone think to do that?”  When we first saw the marketing for this product we weren’t convinced that anyone would want or need to have…

Algae to produce fuel in europe, plant will cost $92 million, who knew?

GreenFuel Technologies, the Cambridge, MA, alternative energy company has reached an agreement—worth up to some $92 million—to build an algae-based fuel plant in Europe, according to sources close to the firm. GreenFuel is developing algae bioreactor systems to convert carbon…

How to Remove Bubble Algae From your Saltwater Aquairum with Syringes

So currently in my tank I have quite a lot of bubble algae, and the bubbles keep popping releasing there spores into the tank to grow more. I am getting sick of it so I bought some professional grade needle…