Natural Pond Cleaner is a specialized blend of naturally occuring bacteria that helps with water clarity, reducing pond odors, clean bottom muck, dead vegetation, fish debris and dead plant matter. Natural Pond Cleaner super charges naturally occurring bacteria to consume micronutrients for a healthy, clear pond. Natural Pond Cleaner is 100% safe for fish, animals, wildlife, recreation, and potable water. Natural Pond Cleaner is a liquid form of beneficial bacteria that naturally occurs in ponds and is not harmful.
To apply simply pour the correct amount of Natural Pond Cleaner into your pond from the shoreline in several different locations around the pond. The Natural Pond Cleaner will disperse itself throughout the water. If you have a high concentration of muck in one area, pour directly in problem area.
Will Natural Pond Cleaner hurt fish, animals, or wildlife?
Natural Pond Cleaner is 100% safe for fish, animals, wildlife, recreation, and potable water. Natural Pond Cleaner is a liquid form of beneficial bacteria that naturally occurs in ponds and is not harmful.
When is the best time to use Natural Pond Cleaner?
The best time to use Natural Pond Cleaner is when water tempuratures are at least 50 degrees or warmer. The strains of bacteria tend to flourish in hotter tempuratures.
How often do I need to use Natural Pond Cleaner?
When first using Natural Pond Cleaner, pour in bacteria weekly for 4 weeks or until desired water or bottom quality is achieved. Continue monthly at half the initial rate to maintain water quality. Usually bacteria will last up to 30 days in the pond; however, rainfall, outflow and evaporation can deplete levels.
How much Natural Pond Cleaner should I use?
One gallon of Natural Pond Cleaner will treat 1 surface acre with an average depth of 4 to 6 feet. A double dose of bacteria is recommended in the spring and fall. Measure your pond properly to make sure enough pond cleaner has been added; however, more then the recommended dose is not harmful.
How does Natural Pond Cleaner work?
Simply put, Natural Pond Cleaner is a proprietary blend of naturally occuring bacteria that create hundreds of enzymes which breaks down organic material. The bacteria are what consume the muck and organic material.
I saw a difference after the second application of the pond cleaner, and after six applications (one per week) it is continuing to perform very well. I greatly appreciate the ease of application as all I have to do is walk around the pond and add the cleaner every six feet or so by pouring a little in a plastic cup and sprinkling it about a foot from the bank.
I rely heavily on a product to keep our pond clear. With fall comes leaves and eventually decay at the bottom of the pond. Its cheaper than a previous brand I was using and the application is also easier. I'm very happy with this product. I see results within 4 days.
THe Crystal Blue Natural Pond Cleaner is a Cleaner not a weed killer. It uses bacteria to get rid of scum and build up under and on top of the pond surface. You will need to use a product like Diquat Water Weed Herbicide to control Cattails.
Is Crystal Blue Natural Pond Cleaner safe for dogs to swim in the pond after use?
We have a small pond and our dogs swim in it at will multiple times daily - with the cautions on the label and MSDS about getting it in the eyes, ingesting it, etc, is it going to irritate our dogs' eyes and possibly make them ill? Re the cautions on the label and MSDS about getting it in eyes - how is it safe for dogs that swim in the pond
Per the Manufacturer, their Crystal Blue Natural Pond Cleaner is only a natural bacteria and there would be no harm to anyone or animals that came in contact with it. The bacteria is designed to break down algae and muck in ponds to get and keep the pond clean.
How much Natural Pond Cleaner would I use in a 1000 gal pond?
There is no filteration system & pretty much a stationary water pond
The manufacturer does not really give you a per gallon of pond water usage rate as that is not how ponds are usually measured. Per the manufacturer: 1 gallon of Crystal Blue Natural Pond Cleaner treats 1 surface acre, 4-6 feet deep. For more specific information we recommend you contact Sanco Industries directly by calling 888-697-2626
Can Crystal Blue kill the fish if you put too much in it?
No Crystal Blue Natural Pond Cleaner is 100% safe for fish, animals, wildlife, recreation, and potable water. Natural Pond Cleaner is a liquid form of beneficial bacteria that naturally occurs in ponds and is not harmful.