Aquacide Blog — shore klear

Water Willow | Algae Control | Lake Muck Removal: Q&A Series

Algae Control Aquacide Pellets Cutrine Plus Liqiuid Lake Muck Removal shore klear Water Willow Control

Water Willow Control Q&A Series Over the next few weeds I will be posting a series of Questions & Answers from the recent email correspondence from customers. Question #1:   If I get the Cutrine-Plus Liquid and AquaClear Pellets will that control my grasses too?  I think we have Water Willow; do we have to spray with something else Answer #1: Cutrine-Plus Liquid is an excellent option for controlling most varieties of algae including filamentous algae, Chara algae and planktonic algae.  Cutrine-Plus Liquid will not kill lake weeds or pond weeds.  Aquacide Pellets are a systemic option for early spring control when new Water...

Read more →

Q & A - How Do I Get Rid of Duck Potato?

Aquacide Pellets AquaClear Pellets aquaneat AquaNeat Liquid shore klear Shore Klear Liquid

A customer recently contacted us regarding weed & algae control. Below is the question and our response. Question: I have a plant that has over run my pond – I think it is duck potato. How can I get rid of some of it? Answer: Duck Potato is also known as Arrowhead, Indian potato or Wapato. Arrowhead, (sagittaria latifolia), is named for its arrow-shaped emergent leaves (some leaves may be elliptical shaped with sharp tips). Clusters of tiny white 3-petal flowers attached to a thick stalk are sometimes present. Arrowhead is normally found in shallow wetlands and produces edible tubers that were...

Read more →

Aquatic Weed Control: 2 Chemicals What Will Kill American Lotus

Aqua Neat Liquid Aquacide Pellets aquatic weed control shore klear Shore Klear Liquid

American Lotus (Nelumbo lutea) is commonly known as duck acorn or water nut. American Lotus is a perennial weed that have floating circular leaves 1-3 feet wide, with stems attached to the center of the leaf underside. Young weeds float flat on the water surface, mature leaves rise above the water surface. American Lotus is similar in appearance to Water Lilies, but without a slit in the leaf. It has a solitary large pale yellow 20 petal flower with a cone-shaped seed pod in the flower center similar in appearance to a American Lotus will reproduce from seed and rhizomes....

Read more →

Aquatic Weed Control: 3 Ways to Kill Water Pennywort

Aqua Neat Liquid Aquacide Pellets aquaneat AquaNeat Liquid aquatic herbicide aquatic weed control emersed aquatic weed shore klear Shore Klear Liquid Water Pennywort weed control

Water Pennywort (Hydrocotyle umbellata) is a very common perennial aquatic weed that will form dense mats that creep along shorelines of ponds, lakes and marshes. It has bright green round leaves that alternate on a long stem. These circular leaves are typically the size of a half dollar.  Long stems are attached at center of each leaf. Water Pennywort has delicate clusters of tiny 5-petaled white flowers. It reproduces from seed or roots. There is no known biological method of control. 3 control methods: 1)  Physical removal is an option for seed and root reduction. This method can be difficult...

Read more →

Aquatic Weed Control: 3 Ways To Kill Bulrush

2 4-d Aquacide Pellets aquaneat aquatic herbicides aquatic weed control aquatic weed killer Bulrush Control glyphosate lake weed control lake weed killer lake weeds shore klear Shore Klear Liquid spraying aquatic herbicides weed control Weed Cutting Weed Raking Weed Razer

Bulrush (scripus) is an emersed, perennial, grass-like weed that grows in shallow water. Bulrush grows up to 10 feet tall in colonies from rhizomes. A leafless stem can be triangular or round and comes to a point at the tip. Loose clusters of brown flowers and seeds gather just below the tip. There is no known biological control option. Control methods: 1) Weed raking and weed cutting is an option for seed and root reduction. This method can be difficult because new weeds can sprout from seeds and root fragments left behind. 2) Aquacide Pellets are a systemic aquatic herbicide that is best...

Read more →