Aquatic Algaecides

Aquatic Biologists, Inc. carries only EPA registered algaecides. On average, each of the products we carry has gone through 10 years of research to determine its toxicity level to humans, fish, wildlife, and the environment before being approved by the EPA*. Unsure what to use? See our Weed Id Guide, Do-It-Yourself form or call us at 800-442-6648.

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Algimycin - PWF

Controls a broad range of algae species including blue green algae & cyanobacteria growth. NSF approved.

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Clearigate

Controls filamentous algae, mucilaginous planktonic algae, chara and a variety of aquatic plants.

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Captain XTR

Optimized to increase the penetration of copper (INFUSION) into algae cells.

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Cutrine Plus Liquid
Contains chelated copper which stays in solution to continue controlling a broad range of algae well after application.

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Cutrine Plus Granular
A granular algaecide ideally suited for treatment of bottom growing algae and spot treatments. Effective for chara when applied early.
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Cutrine  Ultra
Contains an emulsified surfactant (penetrant) for highly effective control of coarse filamentous algae and other resistant algae species.

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Copper Sulfate
Not recommended for any use as an aquatic  herbicide or algaecide.
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Earthtec

Algaecide, biologically active form of copper. Effective early in spring before algae appears.

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SCI - 62

Self-dispersing algaecide/bactericide used to treat algae before it appears. Remains in suspension until absorbed by aquatic plants or algae.

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GreenCleanPro
Green Clean Pro

EPA registered, non-copper based, organic algaecide works to control algae in ponds and water gardens. Does not harm fish or aquatic life.

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Pak 27

Non-copper algaecide specifically targets blue-green algae. Retards and prevents growth early in the season.

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Phycomycin
A fine pelleted contact algaecide specifically targets blue-green algae. Not effective against chara or nitella.

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Reward
Reward (Diquat)
Effective against a wide variety of submersed, emergent and floating aquatic plants including cattails, duckweed, elodea and resistant algae.
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Stocktrine II

A chelated copper algaecide for use in small ponds, tanks and troughs for control of filamentous and planktonic algae.

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Weedtrine D

Recommended filamentous algae control when combined with Cutrine Plus.

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Please contact ABI for availability within your state.

*All pesticides can be harmful to health and the environment if misused. Read the label and follow directions. Consult with your local regulatory agency before applying herbicides and algaecides to public waters. There are herbicides from other states that are either not licensed in Wisconsin or Illinois, or are not recommended by ABI.

* We do not ship EPA registered Algaecides or Herbicides to the following states:

Alaska - California - Connecticut - Delaware -  Hawaii - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New York - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts  -Oregon - Rhode Island - Washington State - Vermont (for additional information about these restrictions please see shipping or terms and conditions).

 

Michigan Shipments

Aquathol K, Reward, Weedtrine D, & Sonar products can not be shipped without a permit on file.