Control algae and aquatic weeds in ponds, lakes and fisheries Non-toxic, eco-friendly Pond Blue dye for lakes will control algae and aquatic weeds that often cause serious problems, interfering with fishing, boating, swimming, and irrigation. The extremely dense growths of filamentous algae and submerged weeds that also cause serious problems to fish, as a result of night time oxygen depletion, will also be controlled. Using blue dye for lakes is economical, using less effort Pond Blue dye for lakes replaces the need for manual algae prevention which is very labour intensive and not always practical. Pond Blue dye also negates the need for chemicals, algaecides, herbicides which, if not used in precise doses or under strict supervision by experts, can cause an imbalance of the natural nutrients in the pond that can have a negative effect on fish, plants and other species. Pond Black is a black pond dye used in smaller ponds and fountains where a dramatic affect is required. Garden designers use black pond dye to create an obsidian black mirror reflection for a stunning garden pond design. Sunlight, moonlight or candlelight, the black mirror finish of the black pond dye looks amazing and puts the finishing touch to your water feature. Safe for children, pets and pond life Non-toxic pond dyes are an effective way of controlling algae and weeds without affecting the health of fish, wildlife and plants. Pond Black dye for design features Pond Black is the ideal choice for the small garden pond. Creating a magical mirror; water plants look amazing against the obsidian black surface, disguising unsightly pipework and repairs.
Features and benefits
Inhibits the growth of algae and weeds
Improved the look of your water
Protects fish from birds and cats
Used all year round
Creates a beautiful contrast for plants and shrubs
Safe for children, pets and pond life
You can swim
Dyes to control algae & weed in commercial lakes and fisheries Non-toxic, safe and easy to apply Commercial pond dyes are non-toxic, high-quality, food colours providing a cost-effective method of controlling algae and weeds without affecting the health of fish, wildlife and plants. Pond and lake dyes are supplied in two forms; powder sachets to treat large bodies of water and a liquid solution for smaller fisheries and large ponds. Pond Blue is the first of our commercial pond dyes for use in large lakes. Pond Blue is the most popular and economical pond dye available. Lake Shadow is for a twilight effect Benefits for fisheries, lakes and large ponds
Controls the growth of unsightly algae and weed
Hides fish from predators such as herons and cats
Gives a rich depth quality to water
Creates a beautiful contrast with plants & shrubs
Cost effective and easy to apply
Manufacturer information on paint safety:
Pond paint is nutritious and corresponds to EU food color numbers E133, E102 and E129
These dyes are added in much higher doses to beverages, ice cream, canned food, confectionery, and so on. Also used in cosmetics, medical industry.
The paint does not change the pH, BOD or CHDS of the pond water
The dose for a body of water is 100g / 1000m3 or only 0.0001g / liter i.e. 0.1 mg / l. This is less than is added to some soft drinks.
Does not affect fish, their lifestyle, spawning.
Affects only algae and weeds, but does not affect aquatic plants and photosynthesis.
The disappearance of algae and weeds reduces excess oxygen consumption at night.
This is a much more environmentally friendly way to remove / prevent algae compared to chemical algicides and the use of lime.
1Kg pack of powder sachets (10x100g)
Powder sachet 100g
Each 100g sachet is suitable for: Pond Blue - up to 1000m3 (when water depth is 1m). I Lake Shadow - up to 400m3 (when water depth is 1m). For mirror efect private ponds 100g/5-6m3. Pond Black - up to 3m3.