Sanco Industries' Blog

Catt Plex, Water Lilies, & Spadderdock

Can Catt Plex treat lily pads? The answer is yes! Catt Plex is able to successfully treat pond weeds that are in the same family as lily pads, or water lilies.

Catt Plex vs. Roundup

All of our aquatic chemicals are aquatic grade and safe to use around humans, pets, and wildlife. By using the combination of Catt Plex and Plex Mate, you will be treating your pond weeds legally and safely.

Ponds Are Not Pools

It may be hard to believe, but not all weed or algae growth is bad. In fact, it is necessary for keeping a healthy ecosystem in your pond.

Working with Mulch Worx

Mulch Worx is a commercial grade, concentrated dye used to restore the faded mulch in your yard. Add instant curb appeal with our three color options: Cocoa Brown, Midnight Black, and Rich Red.

Propylene Glycol vs. Glycerin

Propylene glycol and glycerin vegetable are two products that are often confused with one another, with good reason. This blogpost will clear up any misunderstandings between the two chemicals and help you determine which product is best for you.

Halloween Fog

Halloween Fog is a specially formulated fog machine fluid; made with premium pharmaceutical grade chemicals, to produce a medium density fog with great hang time and dispersion.

Blue-Green Algae

Blue-green algae blooms can create toxins that may be harmful to humans, pets, livestock, wildlife, and fish.

Decorative Fountain Algae Control

Decorative Fountain Algae Control is a EPA registered product that keeps water clean and clear for small decorative ponds and fountains.

Barley Straw vs Pond Chemicals

Barley straw treatments are slow, only preventative, and hardly comparable to the countless pond products that we carry here at Sanco Industries.

Treating Cattails with Catt Plex

Many people fail to understand that there are specific guidelines for being able to successfully kill off cattails. Catt Plex is a wonderful product if applied correctly and within the right conditions.

UV Lighting and Your Decorative Pond

Bacteria must pass directly in front of the UV light to be affected. The UV light is not able to distinguish the difference between the good and the bad bacteria, so any bacteria that passes over it will be affected.

Go Green with Emerald Green

Emerald Green is a dark green water dye designed for use in fountains, small ponds, water features, and canals. It is typically used to tint water for St. Patrick's Day celebrations i.e. the San Antonio River Walk.