WEED & ALGAE CONTROL
Algae Buster

This product is ideal for treating algal scums, rafts and blanket weed. It works on contact & releases oxygen as a bi product of its contact with water. The product has also been used in aquaculture for its oxygenation, disinfection and anti parasitic properties.

It is a granular product that is sprinkled on to the surface of the water / blanket weed. Algae Buster works on contact and results can be instant.  Dose rate for small areas of blanket weed are 50 g per square metre. The dose rate for one acre is 125 kg, repeat doses after 2 to 3 weeks may be necessary to treat algae that was missed first time around or if the blanket weed is very dense. Usually you don't need to apply regularly, a single dose will clear up ponds and lakes.

Please note that the dose rate is per acre of blanket weed, not per acre of water.
Please contact us for advice on exact dose rates and discounts on bulk orders.
The cost of Algae Buster is; 1kg £25.00, 20kg £100.00 & 125kg (enough for 1 acre) £410.00 plus delivery and vat.
Barley Straw Extract

This product is derived from barley straw and it is used to suppress the growth of aquatic algae and blanket weed.

Initial Dose Rate
The extract should initially be added at 8l per acre of water surface.
The best method to ensure even distribution is to mix the extract with clean pond water at a rate of 1:5 i.e. 5l of clean water to 1l of extract.
This should be applied via evenly via a knapsack sprayer.
Alternatively the extract can be added to an water inlet or the water outlet of a bank sited pump. 
Regular applications of 2l per acre should continue throughout the growing season. 
To get the best results from barley Straw extract spring / early summer application is advisable.
Barley straw extract is £37.50 for 25l plus delivery and vat.
Water Weed Cutter

The Clearweed has been specially designed to quickly and easily cut away weed with out fouling in rivers, canals and ponds both upstream and downstream

Its spring steels blade are serrated on both edges and as each blade is twisted there is always a cutting edge presented to the weed. Extremely light, a set of nine blades weighing under 5 kilos, including the chains. Clearweed is easy to handle and can be carried in a car boot.

Cutting upstream, all weed can be cleared by using Clearweed on the river bed. Cutting downstream a controlled amount of weed, if need to provide aquatic life for fish can be left. The slower the Clearweed is used the deeper the cut.

Made up in 36 inch sections to any required length. Chain weights supplied free. The standard length is nine sections making up 27 feet for £150.00 plus vat. Delivered free by return.