The Pond Guy® Pond Shade

The Pond Guy® Pond Shade

Water Garden Pond Dye

  • 130130 - Blue Sapphire™ - 16 Ounce
  • $11.99
  • 130132 - Black Pearl™ - 16 Ounce
  • $11.99
  • Protect & Shade Your Pond
  • Powerful Liquid Color
  • Safe For Fish, Plants & Pets

Safely shade your pond water with The Pond Guy® Black Pearl™ or Blue Sapphire™. Both shades provide the same UV protection so you can choose the color that suits your landscape. The Pond Guy® Pond Shade is a powerful liquid concentrate, so a little goes a long way. One 16 Ounce Bottle will treat a 1,000 Gallon pond for up to 6 months.

Tech Specs

Usage Information

The Pond Guy Pond Shade Black Pearl 16 Ounce
Black Pearl™
The Pond Guy Pond Shade Blue Sapphire 16 Ounce
Blue Sapphire™
Application Liquid Liquid
Active Temp None None
Months Of Treatment For 1,000 Gallons Up To 6 Months Up To 6 Months
Shelf Life 2 Years 2 Years

Dosage Rates

Pond Size (In Gallons)
Ounces (As Needed)
Up To 500 Gallons ½ Ounce
Up To 1,000 Gallons 1 Ounce
Up To 1,500 Gallons 1-½ Ounces
Up To 2,000 Gallons 2 Ounces

How To Apply

Use 1/2 oz per 500 gallons. Pour directly into pond water. If pond water is turbid, actual color may vary. For best results start with clear water. If color is too dark, perform a 25% water change. Treated water will not harm lawns, gardens or landscape plants. Use as needed to maintain desired color.


When used in accordance with label directions The Pond Guy® Barley Extract is completely safe for fish, plants, pets and pond wildlife. Note: It is not recommended to apply in ponds used for household drinking.


Replacement Parts

Here are the replacement parts for The Pond Guy® Pond Shade.

Weeds Treated

The first step towards effectively treating any pond weed is proper identification. The Pond Guy® Pond Shade is recommended for use against each of the weeds listed below. Click on your desired weed for more information and alternate control options.