Pond Dye For Large Ponds

easypro-concentrated-pond-dye-1.gifPond dyes offer a uniqe way of combating one of the main causes of unwanted plant growth in a pond, and that's sun light penetration.  Through photosynthesis, plants get a lot of energy out of the light and a pond tinting dye can help refract or block some of the light from penetrating deeply into the water.  

They provide a form of shading which can be very useful, particularly in shallower ponds, or areas of less than 6 feet.  This type of pond can be very challenging in terms of limiting algae and plant growth so a pond dye can be very useful in these situations.

The dyes we carry come in three colors.  Traditional blue, a blue/black combination, and a straight black color.  Some people prefer the traditional blue which has been commonly used in dyes for many years.  Other pond owners feel that the black or black/blue combination provides a more natural looking appearance to the pond water, while still blocking some sunlight.

In any case, all of our dyes are very concentrated, with only 1 quart needed to treat up to a 1 acre pond that's 4 feet deep.  Deeper ponds may require a higher dose.

You can expect most of these dyes to last for about a month, or possibly longer in most ponds.  Weather conditions (rain mainly) and environmental factors can affect the duration of the product.

All of our dyes are made out of safe, non-toxic ingredients although you will want to wear gloves when applying since they are very concentrated!

Pond dyes work well with aeration, and, along with beneficial bacteria, can provide a safe and natural way to keep a pond looking great, all summer long.

 

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