algicide


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algicide

[′al·jə‚sīd]
(materials)
A chemical used to kill algae.
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color) A helicopter carrying a spreader filled with copper sulfate - an algicide - passes over the upper Castaic Lake on Friday.
Scrub the pebbles and fountain clean, then use an algicide such as TetraPond AlgoFin every 4-6 weeks throughout summer.
It is the best chlorine algicide and reduces the pH because of its high acid content.
To fight fungus growth in warm, wet climates, they are available with special algicide granules.
Malkyl is a steriliser, bactericide, germicide, fungicide, algicide and disinfectant with a Rideal Walker value of 75 and pH value of 7.
These included: replacing launders with end-of-basin weirs; orientation of basins and walkways to reduce the amount of sunlight on basin walls; and copper sheathing on the top four ft of basin walls to act as an algicide.
Features: chlorine free pool-care system is designed to provide bacteria protection in pool water without causing irritation to skin hair or eyes; line includes Baquacil's Sanitizer, Algistat, Algicide and Oxidizer
In the meantime, the department is using its standard algicide to treat the bloom.
Copper sulfate is the only algicide approved by the U.
Using barley straw stuffed into old tights and weighted down with a brick will also help to clear algae as it contains a natural algicide.