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cheap copper treatment
I have a 400 gal pond with a red and hair algae problem. I'd like to
experiment with copper as a possible treatment but really hate to use/pay for
those little aquarium size bottles with this volume of water to treat
repeatedly. Anybody want to venture an opinion as to the suitability of
horticultural copper i.e. liquid copper fungicide as a replacement or
substitute for the ionic copper treatment commonly used on fish for this
The bottle of Sunniland liquid copper I use rather infrequently in the yard
as a fungicide says,"Copper Salts of Fatty & Rosin Acids....48.00%,
equivalent to copper as metallic...4.00%." Is copper the same in whatever
form for this purpose or at least close enough? Remember, no fish are being
treated here, only aquatic plants in a pond and only for algae.
Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
west palm beach