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Healthy Ponds® Black Pond Dye (Autoship)

From: $13.00 / month

Treats 500,000 to 2.5 million gallons


Our black pond dyes are great for continuing the beauty of your pond once desired clarity has been achieved from the use of other Healthy Pond products.

Healthy Ponds Black Pond Dye keeps water temperatures lowered.

Our black pond dyes are the choice of golf course superintendents across the country, as it turns the water into a beautiful reflective surface and looks more natural in the golf course setting.

They are also ideal for ponds, lakes, farm livestock, and aquascapes. They come in two easy-to-use application types including granules and water-soluble bags.

When you purchase a Healthy Ponds autoship plan, we’ll automatically ship your selected treatment product(s) to you each month for easy, ongoing maintenance. Customers are responsible for suspending and re-activating their automatic shipments. If you only wish to purchase the item once without renewal, click here.


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Healthy Ponds® Black Pond Dye (52025, 52012, 52013, 52016, 52018)

For maximum effect, Healthy Ponds Reflection Black Pond Dye is best used in conjunction with our dispensers and supplements.

Within 24 hours of applying the Healthy Ponds Reflection Black Pond Dye, the pond will take on a beautiful appearance that will reflect the sky.

Our black pond dyes safe for fish, plants, pets, and people.

Direction For Use:

Calculate pond volume: Length x Width x Depth x 7.5 = Total Gallons

For Dye 52025

Pond Treatment

  • 2,500 gallons per level spoonful
  • One container treats up to 250,000 gallons

Application Directions

  • Carefully open. One level spoonful treats 2,500 gallons
  • Disperses best when applied upwind
  • Follow label instructions
  • Retain usage rate records for future reference.

For Dyes 52012 & 52013

Pond Treatment (based on number of gallons)

  • Add one 5 oz. water soluble bag for every 500,000 gallons of water.
    Example: To treat 1,000,000 gallons of water, it requires two 5 oz. water soluble bags.
  • Repeat every 30 days, or as needed to retain desired color.

Application Directions

  • Apply bags from an upwind direction, to aid in product dispersion.
  • Gently toss the bag into the middle of the water. Distribute evenly when using multiple bags.
  • Allow 24 hours for full dispersion.
  • Follow label instructions.
  • Retain usage rate records for future reference, and retreat as needed to retain desired color.

For Dyes 52016 & 52018

One half ounce = ½ tablespoon (T.) Healthy Ponds® Pond Dye treats 50,000 gallons

  1. Calculate ounces of dye needed to treat pond
    Total Gallons ÷ 100,000 = Ounces of product
    To treat 50,000 gallons of water, apply 1/2 ounce (½ T.) of pond dye.
    To treat 100,000 gallons of water, apply 1 ounce (1 T.) of pond dye.
  2. Measure the needed amount of dye.
  3. Broadcast into pond from multiple locations when possible.
  4. For dramatic appearance, add additional dye after waiting 12-24 hours. Monitor color every 30 days, to determine longevity of color and application frequency. Retail usage rate records for future reference.

Applying the dye upwind will help it disperse throughout your pond.
Always document and update how much dye you applied. This will help you determine the timing and amount of product needed for future applications.
Water quality and turbidity will affect the amount of dye required to maintain the desired effect.
Rainfall, sunlight and pond conditions will affect how frequently you will need to reapply the dye.
Always wear gloves, and protect your clothing when applying dye.

For additional information on pond treatment, read label closely.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Gallons to Treat

2,500 to 250,000 Gallon, 500,000 Gallon, 1,700,000 Gallon, 2,500,000 Gallon

Package Options

2.6 oz Jar, 5 Count Tub, 5 oz Water Soluable Bag, Quart Pourable Granules, Tilt N Pour Granules


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Our all-natural products do not kill algae or weeds. The EPA requires that we use careful language when defining the effects of our all-natural products vs algaecides/chemicals. If you have questions regarding the descriptions/definitions, please contact us.