Effect of acid rain on algae
It is observed that red algae is able to survive in the acidic water and is hence acidophilic. Green algae is able to tolerate a small amount of acidity in the water but spirogyra cannot survive in acidic waters at all.
|Water pH||Effect of acid rain on algae|
|Spirogyra||Green Algae||Red Algae|
Y - algae is still alive, X - algae is dead
Basic safety requirements, Use gloves and safety goggles/masks when handling the sulphuric acid.