The Seachem Algae Scraper is designed with versatility in mind. With three retractable blades: metal, plastic, and soft pad, it is suited for both glass and acrylic aquariums. It is lightweight and features an ergonomic handle making it comfortable to hold in multiple positions. In addition, it floats for easy retrieval. Finally, its white color makes it easy to see the algae you want to remove and when you've effectively removed it.