Getting Rid of Green Algae

How do you get rid of green algae? Is there a cleaner that will dissolve it or do I have to manually clean it? Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks,
Ree from Los Angeles, CA

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

Bleach and water mix.

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

You don't say what the green algae is on. But for most purposes plain old laundry bleach will kill it.

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

Hmm.You didnt say if the algae is in an outside pond or indoors in a fish tank. I don't have a pond, but I do have a coldwater tank inside with just goldfish. When I change their water I just scrub off the algae with a cloth and plain water,It comes off easily. I was told by a fish breeder to leave a little algae there. It may not look so pretty, but goldfish actually like to nibble at it, it's food for them.

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