Hach Blue-Green Algae BART Test

Hach Blue-Green Algae BART Test


BART biodetectors are excellent diagnostic tools to help identify the presence and activity of various bacteria.


  • Simple yet effective method for monitoring the population size and/or activity of specific groups of bacteria
  • Easy to use, requiring no elaborate or costly equipment and no specialized training
  • Effective and affordable tests are easy to interpret and can be performed at room temperature in virtually any environment
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Is this product reuseable ?
No, the test cannot be reused. The Blue-Green Algae BART test includes the bottle, geo-cloth and dehydrated nutrients. If present, the algae will grow on the cloth inside the sample bottle and using the dehydrated nutrients. One used, the test should be safely disposed of with a dedicated microwave or an autoclave.
How long should I observe my BART test?
The test should be observed a minimum of 3 times a week for 24 days.
How can I determine the type of bacteria growing?
In the documents tab, there is a document that shows the advanced test information. The amount of growth and color determines the type of bacteria growing. Cyanobacteria is indicated by dark-green, blue-green, or black growths at the water line.
How can I determine the population?
The potential algae population can be determined by the number of days it takes to react. Under the documents tab, the pdf explains the determination for each number of days. The quicker the reaction, the higher the potential population.

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