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Hydra Turquoise Blue Liquid Dye provides an impressive reflection and colour to your pond and/or water feature. It is used by landscape gardeners, garden pond/water feature keepers, local authorities, golf courses, farm ponds, and many more.
With its quick dispersion quality and high concentration, its usage, even in low quantity, is enough to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your pond or water feature. It safely protects and shades your pond or water feature in a turquoise-blue colour.
Hydra Liquid Dyes are environmentally friendly and non-toxic, meaning they will not harm birds, reptiles, mammals or fish. So, if you have fish in your pond, adding dye will not affect them or their health, if anything, the dye will help to protect them. Dye used within ponds with wildlife within will help deter predators; for example, fish will be protected from predators such as herons.
Water from ponds and water features that have been dyed with any Hydra Liquid Dye is safe to use as part of the irrigation of crops, meaning, if you wanted to change the water in your water feature, for example, you can empty it onto your flowerbeds and they will not be affected.
Liquid dyes all work the same way as a food colouring; it dyes something in your required colour. However, liquid dyes used within ponds and water features offer an additional benefit in that they can help reduce plant and algae growth. Dyes do not, however, hinder the growth of all aquatic plants, they are recommended for submerged plants such as pondweeds, watermilfoil, and elodea, as well as plants such as water lilies.
* Please note that all the images used are for illustrative purpose only. The actual colour may differ as it depends upon the pond water condition.
How to use
Administering dye to your pond or water feature is as simple as pouring the correct measurement needed of dye into the water. It will quickly disperse within and around the pond and/or water feature, meaning no need to spray of spread the application our yourself.
Where to use
Water dyes can be applied to ponds and water features of any size, small or large.
Not only can water dyes be added to ponds and water features, they have also been known to be used in small amounts, to glass vases and centrepieces at events and weddings to create drama and aesthetically appealing looks.
NOTE – Use Hydra Aqua-Brite with Hydra Powders and Liquid Dyes. Do not use with chlorine or any other product unless specified by Hydra International Ltd.
Yes. Hydra Liquid dye is food grade dye, and it is completely safe for fish, plants and invertebrates.
Yes, absolutely. Dogs, cats, birds, wildlife - this food grade based dye is safe to be used for drink.
Although, if your dog often drinks pond water - be aware of Blue Green Algae https://www.bluecross.org.uk/pet-advice/blue-green-algae-and-its-dangers-dogs
The water will be a deeper shade, and possibly opaque. Over time, rainfall will dilute the colour to the point where it will all be gone. You can also add more water, or partially change water to dilute dye. If emptying the pond is required, the water should be flushed into soil beds – please avoid letting over dyed water get into surface drains or streams. Any water getting into a stream or drain will not be harmful, but it might concern other people if they see odd colour in flowing water - they might report it to authorities as ''pollution''.
Yes, but nothing that can't be washed. It will most likely stain your hands and clothes - that's why it is recommended to wear gloves and protective clothes when using our product. Also, when diluted - it might stain the rock or surface where the water touches, but it is nothing permanent - sunlight will fade any residue.
There is a range of benefits to using pond dyes other than changing the aesthetic of your pond or lake. Pond dyes will limit the sun exposure, promote a balanced ecosystem within your pond or lake and also protect the wildlife living in your pond.
Although dyes will not get rid of algae it will reduce the sunlight penertration, this will then reduce the growth becuase it slows the effect of photosynthesis.
Pool dye will last between 4-8 weeks on average depending on your weather.
To have the best effect and year long benefits you should apply the dye in early spring and then continue to apply every 4-8 weeks depending on rainfall.
Once the pond dye has completely mixed with the water, its is safe for swimmers to jump in, there is no need for you to worry about dying the colour of your skin.
Absolutely! Our recommendation is top maximum that our dye can work and still be visible. Please wait 24 hours before adding more solution to the water, as sometimes it takes time for colour to 'settle in''. However, if you are using more than it is recommended - you can expect colour to be darker, more vibrant and water can seem deeper.
In case you overdo it, nothing to worry about. It will fade out with either rainfall or sunlight, or you can dilute water with adding more water or partially changing water.
Absolutely brilliant. It only took a small amount to colour a half barrel. The small solar fountain has clear water coming out of it.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Great product I now have blue water on my water feature ‘👍
17 of 17 people found this review helpful.
Great product, works a treat for my small rockery water feature! Great colour and very concentrated.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
I am very impressed with this Hydra Turquoise Liquid Dye and will next time purchase the blue shade. Most importantly the wildlife aren’t affected as the birds, badgers etc are still drinking for the pond. The effect would been greater if we didn’t have a fountain.
Works really well in a small garden water feature, the water is now a nice shade turquoise plus we have not had any staining.
Packed in water soluble pouches for clean, easy application
Dilution rate 1:1000 (100ml treats 100L)
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