Aquacide Blog — Green Clean

Q & A - How to Cure Green Algae Without Harming Goldfish.

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A customer recently contacted us regarding their Goldfish pond. Below is the question and our response. Question: Have small approx. 400 gallon pond a lot of green algae and just pure nasty. I need something that will cure this and not be toxic to goldfish or dogs as I’m always catching them drinking from the pond. Can you help me? CV, Whitesburg, TN Answer: GreenClean Granular Algaecide is a contact option designed for algae control without harming goldfish. Your 400 gallon pond would require ½ cup of GreenClean per treatment. Repeat treatment may be needed to make good contact with all...

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Q & A - How to Control Algae in a Trout Pond

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A customer recently contacted us regarding algae. Below is the question and our response. Question: I have an 8,000 to 10,000 square foot pond with an average depth of 3-4 feet. It supports three species of trout. The water normally darkens from suspended algae each year when it warms. In addition to that, this year we have brown suspended algae in the water for the first time. What and how much do you recommend to resolve the algae problem without hurting the trout. DM, Fairlee, VT Answer: Cutrine-Plus Liquid is a fast-acting algaecide that will control most varieties of algae it...

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Aquatic Weed Control: 5 Chemical options for algae removal

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When algae becomes overabundant it can lower the recreational and aesthetic qualities in a pond or lake.  It can also alter some of the natural pond qualities such as fish habitat.  The following chemical options can be used for pond algae removal. Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate (GreenClean) This is a fast-acting algaecide, with results noticeable within several hours in the form of algae discoloration from green to a whitish or cream color.  Its mode of action is oxidation, producing 100 times its volume of oxygen as it eliminates chlorophyll in the immediate application area.  It completely biodegrades into naturally occurring compounds...

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