Aquashade Aquatic Lake & Pond Dye

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Aquashade Lake and Pond Dye not only gets rid of algae and young weeds, but gives your lake or pond a deeper color blue. Safer than many lake dyes on the market, it is registered with the EPA.

For best results, apply as a pre-emergent(prior to plant germination)

Aquashade Aquatic Lake & Pond Dye- 1 Gallon

Aquashade Aquatic Plant Growth-Lake and Pond Dye not only gets rid of algae and young weeds, but gives your lake or pond a deeper color blue, making an aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Aquashade Dye - The Only One Registered with EPA

While some aquatic dyes "say" their dyes control plant growth, Aquashade is the only one EPA registered to control plant and algae growth. For best results, apply as a pre-emergent(prior to plant germination)

How does Aquashade Work?

Aquashade blocks out or filters certain sunlight spectrum (red-orange and blue-violet) that contribute to algae and underwater aquatic plant growth.

Aquashade works on dephs of 2 feet or more, so floating plants like lillies would not be affected.

  • Aquashade is a concentrated liquid formulation for use in contained lakes and ponds.
  • Contains a special blend of blue and yellow dyes to block out specific light rays critical to photosynthesis.
  • Aquashade is EPA registered for aquatic plant growth control.
  • No restrictions on swimming, fishing, irrigation or stock watering
  • Aquashade is non-corrosive and will not stain bathing suits, fountain surfaces or other water features at use dilution.
  • Aquashade leaves water a sparkling blue color.
More Information
Pro Tips 1 gallon of AquaShade treats 4 acre-feet of water. To calculate how many acre feet your pond has, you need to determine your acreage and average depth. Example: If your pond is 1 acre ( 208 x 208 ft ) and the average depth is 8 feet , 1 x 8 = 8 acre-feet. Since one gallon yields enough for 4 acre feet, you would need 2 gallons for accurate coverage on the initial treatment. For ongoing maintenance you can cut this rate in half until the end of growing season.
Product Label Label
Target Pest Filters certain sunlight spectrum (red-orange and blue-violet)
Active Ingredient (s) Acid Blue 9*............................12.60% , Acid Yellow 23**........................1.04%
For Use :

For Use In Natural and Manmade Contained Lakes and Ponds (Ornamental, Recreational, Fish Rearing & Fish Farming Bodies) With Little or No Outflow of Water.

Yield 1 gallon treats 4 acre-feet of water
Mixture|Application Application rate is 0.25 gallon per acre-ft. Pour along the water's edge or from a boat. The water's movements will move it throughout within a day.

1. Calculate total volume of your water body into Gallons or Acre-Feet :

Length (ft.) x Width (ft.) x Avg. Depth (ft.) x 7.5 = Gallons
Length (ft.) x Width (ft.) x Avg. Depth (ft.) / 43,560 = Acre-Feet

Avg. Depth can be determined by taking a number of depth readings and calculating the average or estimated as 1/2 the maximum depth in evenly contoured bodies of water

Retreatment Apply in season maintenance dosages, as needed, to restore loss of color due to dilution or dye degradation.
Shipping Restrictions CA, CT, MA, NH, NJ, NY, OR, RI, VT, WA
More Instructions Not for use in drinking water, no restrictions for animal/livestock drinking, irrigation, swimming or fish consumption when used at label rates.
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