When you find that you have an iron algae or iron bacteria problem, the first inclination for most of us is to fix the problem ourselves. These are the myths about iron algae that I see in terms of people unsuccessfully resolving an iron algae or iron bacteria problem:
- Solving the problem via chlorination
- Removing iron algae or iron bacteria with one or multiple whole house filters
- Eliminating iron algae or iron bacteria with a standard water softener
The best ways to get rid of water issues associated with iron algae or iron bacteria are through iron filters or water conditioners. See our Consultation page to speak with an expert in the field about your specific issues.