Pond Boss Magazine
https://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
Kendal, BoomerTC35D, cjschuhmann, Teroni, EGS
18,531 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums36
Topics41,015
Posts558,541
Members18,532
Most Online3,612
Jan 10th, 2023
Top Posters
esshup 28,606
ewest 21,513
Cecil Baird1 20,043
Bill Cody 15,160
Who's Online Now
4 members (shooterlurespond, Theo Gallus, Bill Cody, catscratch), 571 guests, and 274 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#565223 03/16/24 10:25 AM
Joined: Feb 2023
Posts: 16
P
OP Offline
P
Joined: Feb 2023
Posts: 16
People,

have a very small pond, 1/8th acre, kidney shaped. Only has gambuzia minnows, some crayfish, frogs, etc. It is 100% covered recently by bladderwort. I heard Diquat is an option, perhaps applying at only 1/4 of the surface at a time to prevent oxygen depletion for whatever life is in the pond. I think diquat id 2,4-d(?). If Im wrong, please advise.

BUT I heard 2,4-D is banned for sale in FL except for use in citrus. Is that true? If so, what other chemical compound can one use for bladderwort?

Thanks, people.

Last edited by papereater; 03/16/24 12:02 PM.
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 28,606
Likes: 861
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 28,606
Likes: 861
Welcome to the forum!

Originally Posted by papereater
People,

have a very small pond, 1/8th acre, kidney shaped. Only has gambuzia minnows, some crayfish, frogs, etc. It is 100% covered recently by bladderwort. I heard Diquat is an option, perhaps applying at only 1/4 of the surface at a time to prevent oxygen depletion for whatever life is in the pond. I think diquat id 2,4-d(?). If Im wrong, please advise.

BUT I heard 2,4-D is banned for sale in FL except for use in citrus. Is that true? If so, what other chemical compound can one use for bladderwort?

Thanks, people.

"Diquat" is Diquat Dibromide. One trade name is Tribune, and Tribune is an aquatic rated herbicide.

The active ingredient is 2,4-dichloro-phenoxyacetic acid. There are two types of 2,4-D used as aquatic herbicides: dimethyl amine salt and butoxyethyl ester.

Look here for Bladderwort treatment options. https://aquaplant.tamu.edu/management-options/bladderwort/


Note: 2,4-D is NOT recommended to be used to treat Bladderwort.


www.hoosierpondpros.com


http://www.pondboss.com/subscribe.asp?c=4
3/4 to 1 1/4 ac pond LMB, SMB, PS, BG, RES, CC, YP, Bardello BG, (RBT & Blue Tilapia - seasonal).
1 member likes this: papereater
Joined: Feb 2023
Posts: 16
P
OP Offline
P
Joined: Feb 2023
Posts: 16
Thanks, ess. I did find that site previously, and it states that 2,4-D is a "good" option for my weed. Am I not understanding something? You say it is not effective, but that site says it is. What would you use for this weed if not 2,4-D?

Thanks.

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 28,606
Likes: 861
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 28,606
Likes: 861
Originally Posted by papereater
Thanks, ess. I did find that site previously, and it states that 2,4-D is a "good" option for my weed. Am I not understanding something? You say it is not effective, but that site says it is. What would you use for this weed if not 2,4-D?

Thanks.

Ummm, I don't know where you saw that on the TAMU website. Here is what was in the link that I had posted above:

The active ingredients that have been successful in treating Bladderwort include:

Diquat (Rated: Good)
Fluridone (Rated: Good)
Flumioxazin (Rated: Good)
Penoxsulam (Rated: Good)

These ratings are based upon the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers aquatic herbicide trials
.


It doesn't even mention 2,4-D for Bladderwort.


www.hoosierpondpros.com


http://www.pondboss.com/subscribe.asp?c=4
3/4 to 1 1/4 ac pond LMB, SMB, PS, BG, RES, CC, YP, Bardello BG, (RBT & Blue Tilapia - seasonal).
1 member likes this: papereater
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 21,513
Likes: 271
E
Moderator
Hall of Fame 2014
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Hall of Fame 2014
Lunker
E
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 21,513
Likes: 271
















Joined: Feb 2023
Posts: 16
P
OP Offline
P
Joined: Feb 2023
Posts: 16
Sorry, I was mistaken. I thought diquat was 2,4 d. My confusion and mistake. diquat seems to be a possible solution to my problem. Is there an alternative brand? I know brand names private label actual chemical ingredients so, any other brand other than diquat?

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 28,606
Likes: 861
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 28,606
Likes: 861
Diquat is the active ingredient. Read the link, they tell you what different brands there are to use.


www.hoosierpondpros.com


http://www.pondboss.com/subscribe.asp?c=4
3/4 to 1 1/4 ac pond LMB, SMB, PS, BG, RES, CC, YP, Bardello BG, (RBT & Blue Tilapia - seasonal).
1 member likes this: papereater

Link Copied to Clipboard
Today's Birthdays
CityDad, DiamondDave, the stick
Recent Posts
Trapping the Crays
by Boondoggle - 05/18/24 05:17 PM
What Kind of Moss?
by FishinRod - 05/18/24 04:37 PM
Spotfin Shiners - Habitat, Cover and Structure
by canyoncreek - 05/17/24 11:57 AM
recommendations for northern YP/SMB/BT pond
by H20fwler - 05/17/24 10:51 AM
Bird Deter for patio furniture....
by Energymble - 05/17/24 04:46 AM
BG sex?
by Bill Cody - 05/16/24 08:50 PM
Spawn Identification
by Fishingadventure - 05/16/24 05:03 PM
Pest Control around Pond
by Bennettrand - 05/16/24 02:56 PM
Happy Birthday Bob-O
by Pat Williamson - 05/16/24 07:53 AM
Optimal vs. Purina
by gehajake - 05/16/24 07:26 AM
Repairing Dam with Culvert?
by jludwig - 05/15/24 12:21 PM
Building a sprayer for 10 acre farm pond
by Black Creek WW - 05/15/24 08:54 AM
Newly Uploaded Images
Eagles Over The Pond Yesterday
Eagles Over The Pond Yesterday
by Tbar, December 10
Deer at Theo's 2023
Deer at Theo's 2023
by Theo Gallus, November 13
Minnow identification
Minnow identification
by Mike Troyer, October 6
Sharing the Food
Sharing the Food
by FishinRod, September 9
Nice BGxRES
Nice BGxRES
by Theo Gallus, July 28
Snake Identification
Snake Identification
by Rangersedge, July 12

� 2014 POND BOSS INC. all rights reserved USA and Worldwide

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5