Copper Algicide

Product Information

  • 7.1% Copper
  • Swimming pool algicide
  • Kills mustard algae


  1. Ensure all pool equipment is working properly. Backwash the filter system following manufacturer’s directions.
  2. Adjust pH to between 7.2-7.6.
  3. Dilution Directions:  Always dilute product before addition to pool water. All dilutions should be done outdoors in a well ventilated area. In a clean plastic container, dilute the required amount of this product by adding it into 3 to 4 gallons of pool or tap water. Stir and mix with a clean wooden or plastic utensil. With the pool pump and filter in operation, dispense the diluted solution equally around the inside edges of the pool.
  4. Wait at least 15 minutes after application before entering pool.

Pools with Visible Algae: 

  1. Add one pound (1 lb) of Granular Calcium Hypochlorite per 10,000 gallons of water to oxidize water soluble organic wastes. Allow to circulate one hour before addition of this product. When using other products as outlined in directions for this product, always follow directions on those products.
  2. Following Dilution Directions above, add 8 fluid ounces of this product per 10,000 gallons of water. If necessary, the next day brush dead algae off pool surfaces so it can be filtered away. In extreme cases if algae still persist, repeat treatment after 2-4 days. Use of a stain and scale control and filter aid is recommended 2 days after final treatment to remove residual copper from pool water.

Pools without Visible Algae Growth: