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Nano silica and micro nutrients for Diatom Algae

Diatoms are perhaps the most useful of all algae. They are responsible for about 25% of the oxygen in the atmosphere and 50% of the food in the oceans.

Diatoms are the natural source of food for fish in lakes and oceans.

However, they require silica to bloom, since they have a silica shell.

In nature dissolved silica is available but we have found that nano silica is also bioavailable and that diatoms consume it and bloom rapidly.

Diatoms can solve many problems of water pollution - eutrophication, fish kills, dead zones, red tides, etc.
Tue July 27 2010 05:59:36 AM by Bhaskarmv 9 Diatom algae  |  nano silica  |  micro nutrients