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Is there anything I can do about algea build up in my waterers. They are really dirty
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Using black  water containers is best (you could always paint your existing ones black), since the lack of light inhibits the growth of algae. I would suggest cleaning the waterers regularly with bleach and putting a little bleach in the water (maybe a cap full). Don't worry, all mains water already has chlorine in it, so adding just a little extra will reduce the rate of reproduction of algae.

 

CT

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OK thanks I'll try that
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Here is an idea that is rather "far fetched":  change you water daily.

James

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Is there anything I can do about algea build up in my waterers. They are really dirty

 

 

Far-fetched? - thats absolutely outrageous!! :lau
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I'lltry that too☺
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