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  • Applied Biochemists Cutrine® Plus Granular Algae Control

    3.9

    (33 reviews)

    …Bottom Growing Algae & Chara * No Water Use Restrictions Cutrine Plus Granular Algaecide has the same active ingredient as the liquid version is fast-acting plus works great on bottom forming algae like Chara. For best results apply this granular algae treatment early in the morning before heavy…
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  • …algae as-is before treating. Test the Water Prior to selecting an algaecide check the water temperature pH and carbonate hardness. Some algaecides like Algae Defense work best when water temperatures are above 60°F. Many algaecides are copper based and should not used with koi trout or goldfish…
    …two types of treatment used by pond owners to control algae and pond weeds: Chemical and Mechanical. Chemical Control Algaecides and herbicides are commonly used and sometimes the best option to regain control. Some pond weeds like duckweed and watermeal are almost impossible to skim and rake out of…
    Having a sick fish is no fun and it can be heartbreaking if the fish is unable to recover even after treatment. Here we will discuss the best ways to prevent the fish from becoming ill in the first place.Be Proactive The first line of defense is keeping pond water clean and clear of debris fish…
    …but they can choke the life out of your ecosystem if action is not taken. In order to best treat problematic weeds you need to positively identify and determine how many types of weeds in your pond. Most algaecides and herbicides will treat a variety of weeds and algae so it is not always necessary…
    …them down to the roots. Similar to contact chemicals it is best to treat first as cutting the plants down stops the absorption process and prevents the chemical from getting into their system. For more information of which chemical is best to treat your algae or weeds see our Weed Identification…
    …method of pond care was to wait for a problem like an algae bloom or weed growth and then REACT to it with a chemical application. Although algaecides and herbicides work great to control weed and algae growth REACTIVE pond care provides only an effective short-term solution and does not address…
    …Treat Your Pond? You must be careful when treating your pond especially pea green water or planktonic algae during hot summer months. Most algaecides work very quickly. When the algae die they begin to decompose immediately robbing oxygen from your fish. If you suspect this is the case a partial…
    …simple as disrupting or removing their habitat. There are many tools available to aid in your quest for a weed-free pond that range from aquatic algaecides and herbicides to rakes and cutters. Create a subtle wake by running an aeration system to annoy the muskrats and when possible fill in or…
    …places make perfect indoor places to overwinter your fish. Koi and goldfish begin their wintertime dormancy at about 45 degrees Fahrenheit so it's best to choose a space that hovers at about this temperature or above. Here's what we recommend. Lower The Water Level in Your Pond If you plan to…
    …snails can be killed by most algaecides. Please be sure to read any precautions and instructions on a chemical before using it in your pond. When provided by the manufacturer we list this information in the Usage section on the product's webpage. The best way to keep your snails fish and…