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algicide

 [al´jĭ-sīd]
1. destructive to algae.
2. an agent that destroys algae.

al·gi·cide

(al'ji-sīd),
An agent active against algae.
[algae, + L. caedo, to kill]

algicide

Any material used to kill algae:
• Chemical algicides—Copper sulphate, Polyquat;
• Natural algicide—Barley straw has been touted as a natural algicide; it’s efficacy is uncertain.

algicide

1. destructive to algae.
2. an agent that destroys algae.
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Start-Up Dosages CHLORINE SANITIZER AND POOL SIZE NEUTRALIZER ALGISTAT ALGICIDE (gallons) (ounces) (pints) (ounces) 5,000 2 1/2 2 2 1/2 10,000 5 4 5 1/4 15,000 7 1/2 6 7 1/2 20,000 10 8 10 1/2 25,000 12 1/2 10 13 30,000 15 12 15 3/4 35,000 17 1/2 14 18 40,000 20 16 21 45,000 22 1/2 18 23 1/2 50,000 25 20 26 1/4 SHOCK AND POOL SIZE OXIDIZER (gallons) (gallons) 5,000 1/2 10,000 1 15,000 1 1/2 20,000 2 25,000 2 1/2 30,000 3 35,000 3 1/2 40,000 4 45,000 4 1/2 50,000 5 Maintenance Dosage Rates WEEKLY DOSAGE MONTHLY DOSAGE POOL SIZE ALGICIDE SHOCK AND OXIDIZER (gallons) (ounces) (ounces) 5,000 3/4 1/2 10,000 1 1/4 1 15,000 2 1 1/2 20,000 2 1/2 2 25,000 3 1/4 2 1/2 30,000 3 3/4 3 35,000 4 1/2 3 1/2 40,000 5 4 45,000 5 3/4 4 1/2 50,000 6 1/4 5 SOURCE: ARCH CHEMICALS
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