Purple-Up™ is a new pink and purple coralline algae accelerator.
Coraline algae growth accelerator from CaribSea. Purple-Up is a new pink and purple Coraline algae growth accelerator. Since Purple-Up is not a fertilizer, it does not promote the growth of nuisance algae.
How does it work? Purple-Up uses a unique dual method approach to coralline algae acceleration. It contains ionic calcium which immediately raises dissolved calcium levels in your aquarium water. At the same time Super Sea Calcium (a 10 micron aragonite powder derived from natural seawater) targets the live rock surface. Super Sea Calcium dissolves in situ; delivering calcium, strontium, magnesium, and carbonate right where it's needed. Purple-Up also replenishes iodine; an essential element for coralline algae tissues that quickly becomes depleted in closed systems.
Purple-Up is an excellent addition to any aquarium with stony corals too! One bottle of Purple-Up replaces the typical multi product recipe for successful coralline algae growth favored by advanced aquarists.
Shake well before use! Add 1 capful (5ml) per 50 gallons no more than once daily. Place in the sump, near a powerhead outlet, or any high flow area of the system for rapid dispersal. Purple uptm will cause some temporary cloudiness. Check calcium levels regularly. Adjust dosage of purple uptm to maintain calcium levels between 380 ppm and 420 ppm (380 mg/l to 420 mg/l). Do not exceed 420 ppm on a regular basis or significant precipitation will occur. (important! Wait at least 1 hour after using purple up to test calcium levels or erroneously high calcium levels may be indicated.)
Factors for best coralline algae growth:
- *purple-up does not contain coralline algae. Some living coralline algae must already be living on rocks or aquarium glass.
- *high dissolved phosphate levels inhibit the growth of coralline algae (and corals) and favors the growth of nuisance algaes. Different species of coralline algaes may grow at different rates. It is not unusual to take several months for pink and purple coralline algaes to reach rapid growth rates.