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Note: Above mentioned usage rates are for tap water with 1-2 ppm chlorine (normal UK level)
Full instructions on the label.
Water authorities add chlorine and chloramines as disinfectant in the tap water supplies to the consumer. Chlorine and chloramines are harmful for fish even in concentration as low as 0.05 mg/L. These common additives found in tap water may cause gill damage in the fish, leading to gill lesions. The lesions thicken the gill filaments which result in the fish’s inability to use oxygen and release carbon dioxide. The condition eventually leads to fish death.
Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator is an effective pond water dechlorinator, which safely eliminates chloramines and chlorines from the tap water before adding in the ponds with aquatic life.
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My pond is new. Why is an additive like Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator is necessary?
Newly developed water features/ponds are filled using tap water. Water supplied in the tap contains added chlorine or chloramines, which is harmful for aquatic life. Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator removes these chemicals present in the tap water. You may use Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator under following situations:
I have installed biological filters in my pond. Would Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator harm these filters?
Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator is completely safe on all types of filter membranes. In fact, Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator neutralizes the harmful chemicals such as chlorine that kills the favourable bacteria colonizing in the biological filters.
Should the UV lights be switched off while treatment?
The product action remains unaffected by the presence UV light.
Is it safe to add Hydra Aqua Dechlorinator directly into the pond water?
It is advisable to dechlorinate only the required amount of tap water used while doing partial water change or adding water to make up for evaporation loss.