JBL PhosEX Pond Direct
Phosphate remover for ponds

  • For pond water to suit both fish and plants: reliable removal of algae nutrient phosphate from the pond water
  • Simple treatment: calculate the required quantity, mix with pond water in watering can, distribute evenly over the pond
  • Eliminates the basic nutrients of all types of algae: significant reduction of high phosphate contents (already after 2-24 hours)
  • Without any harmful side effects: harmless to fish, no release of aluminium, indicates its effectiveness through brownish water. discolouration.
  • Contents: phosphate remover for ponds, PhosEx Pond Direct. Dosage: 40 ml for approx. 800 l pond water
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basic price 32,24 EUR / l
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Product information

Clean pond water – optimal water quality
Water cloudiness can be caused by algae, fish excrements or other wastes. JBL’s trouble shooters have been specially created for all types of water cloudiness and treat the pond water without any harmful side effects for the dwellers.

JBL’s zero-risk concept
Algae can pollute the pond water and thus cause damage to the fish and the plants in the pond. In collaboration with scientists JBL has developed a concept for a permanent removal of algae.

“1-2-3 algae-free”
Stabilise the water: increase the mineral content for anti-algae agents (JBL StabiloPond) to work more effectively Combat algae: add a suitable anti-algae agent (JBL AlgoPond) into the water Limit nutrients: remove the nutrients of dying algae (JBL PhosExPond)

PhosEx Direct is easy to use
Determine the required quantity. Mix with pond water in a watering can and spread it evenly over the pond. Use preventatively every six weeks and after each algae combat. Do not pour on floating water lily leaves. Do not bathe in swimming ponds for 24 hours after use.

Dosage 40 ml per approx. 800 l pond water.

Details

JBL PhosEx Pond Direct 250 ml

Art. no.:
2739300
EAN Code:
4014162273932
Content:
0,25 l
Range:
5000 l
Volume packaging:
0.460 l
Gross weight:
294.000 g
Net weight:
252 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
33/180/78 mm

JBL PhosEx Pond Direct 500 ml

Art. no.:
2739400
EAN Code:
4014162273949
Content:
0,5 l
Range:
10000 l
Volume packaging:
0.850 l
Gross weight:
565.000 g
Net weight:
502 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
40/220/97 mm

JBL PhosEx Pond Direct 2,5 l

Art. no.:
2739500
EAN Code:
4014162273956
Content:
2,5 l
Range:
50000 l
Volume packaging:
3.360 l
Gross weight:
2650.000 g
Net weight:
2500 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
150/195/115 mm

JBL PhosEx Pond Direct 5 l

Art. no.:
2739600
EAN Code:
4014162273963
Content:
5 l
Range:
100000 l
Volume packaging:
9.870 l
Gross weight:
5200.000 g
Net weight:
5000 g
Weight factor:
1000
Size(l/h/w):
225/195/225 mm
FAQ
I have used AlgoPond Direct but there are still thread algae.

AlgoPond Direct acts always against thread algae through direct contact with them and by releasing active oxygen. However, it is not always possible to reach down deep enough with very dense and thick thread algae pads. Here we recommend either repeated treatment (is now included in the instructions), or a mechanical thinning of the thread algae.

An application of AlgoPond Direct has killed the algae, but they are still on the stones.

This can happen with very firmly fixed thread algae. After the algae treatment we recommend SediEx Pond to mineralize the organic matter.

AlgoPond Direct used near invertebrates and sturgeons

The application of AlgoPond Direct can cause problems for crustaceans in the garden pond, as has been proven in one case.

Here is a biological explanation: Crustaceans have so called external gills. These are situated between the body wall and the external armour, the so-called carapace, which goes left and right along the breast right down to the biramous legs.

The crustaceans use their mouth parts (the so-called exopodites at the mouth parts) to produce a water jet through the front of the gill cavity. While producing this water jet the crustaceans are using their mouth parts to look for food. Therefore it can be possible that particles of AlgoPond Direct granulate reach the gill cavity. Because the active substance in a non-dissolved phase is an irritant, a damage of the lamellas of the gills is possible.

For this to happen, however, that the crustaceans have to ingest non-dissolved AlgoPond Direct in their gill cavity.

With sturgeons no case of a problem with AlgoPond Direct is known. But for the sake of completeness it should be noted that a similar incidence is theoretically possible.

Similar considerations apply for OxyPond and the first component of SediEx Pond. Up till now no cases have been recorded.

How high is the binding capacity of 500 ml PhosExPond Direct?

500 ml JBL PhosExPond Direct adsorbs up to 22,500 mg phosphate.

I used AlgoPond Direct and the thread algae died. But they have come back and phosphate is not detectable.

This last statement is probably right according to the user’s measurement, but factually incorrect. Phosphates are always present. They are not only in the free flowing water but also in the pond sludge, as mineral-based components in the pond water (though not indicated through PO4 tests) and there is a permanent replenishment of phosphates. Furthermore many algae species can store phosphate in great quantities, some of them up to 100,000 times of their own requirements. This depot is for “hard times”. It only needs surviving algae spores, which can grow again. There is no certainty that a single application of AlgoPond Direct keeps the pond free of algae for the whole season. This would be good but can’t be guaranteed for biological reasons.

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Blog – Opinions & Experiences

23.04.2017

Algae in the Pond – An Outline

It can affect every pond owner. But if you are careful you can avert problems before they occur. In the following article we would like to introduce you to the different types of algae you may meet in the garden pond:

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26.09.2016

Liquid sun protection for your pond prevents algae

Is your pond clear – with no algae in sight? Perhaps you were just lucky or you have completed an algae treatment successfully. In either case there’s one thing you don’t need: algae!

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08.08.2016

Heavy rain – watch your water values

There has been plenty of heavy rainfall in Germany in the last few days. The ponds are full to the brim and the garden - and more - is under water.

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26.05.2016

Algae carpets on the water surface: act now!

We are constantly being asked by pond owners for advice about how to deal with the problem of algae carpets on the water surface.

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23.05.2016

Algae in Sight: Pollen and Blossoms as Growth Engines

The flowers are blooming and the allergy sufferers know it only too well: the pollen count! We can see the powdery yellow coating on our cars and on the forest paths. The pollen count and small leaves are floating through the air and reaching our ponds in huge amounts.

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04.04.2016

Phosphate: The cause of tomorrow’s algae is in your pond now.

Many pond owners don’t realise this. That’s why they don’t react to algae growth until it’s too late. This is not only annoying, it makes it harder to achieve clear water for your dream landscape.

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06.12.2015

These steps in autumn will make your garden pond fit for the winter.

Pond owners need to start preparing their ponds in autumn for the coming winter. Only by doing this can you be sure that your pond will continue to bring you pleasure next year and that your fish will be healthy.

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02.10.2015

To avoid algae next year – How to make your pond fit for the winter

It’s getting cold slowly and the pond season is coming to its end. The leaves of the water lilies are dying and the sunshine hours are getting shorter. But in the pond there is still a lot happening. We will show you how to make your pond fit for the winter.

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18.09.2015

Flowers for the pond – planting to combat algae

It happens every year. The algae arrive. What can you do to prevent it? For a healthy basis the pond needs to be filled with sufficient plant mass. This applies to ALL ponds.

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25.08.2015

An anti-algae agent alone is no solution

Everyone knows this scenario. Just last week the pond was alright, then suddenly the algae came overnight. Why does this happen? It’s really very simple. You only have to keep in mind 2 factors.

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19.08.2015

Your pond’s health in summer

The care of your garden pond depends on the season. In spring you have other jobs than in autumn. But what needs doing in summer?

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21.04.2015

80 % of All Pond Owners Wrongly Estimated Their Water Volume

On a daily basis the JBL service department receives questions and inquiries on pond problems which it gladly answers in a competent manner. Now the online pond laboratory where pond owners can get help ... ...

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17.04.2015

Springtime is algae time

The total phosphorus entering water bodies per year in Germany is approx. 23,000 t (data from 2005, source: Federal Environmental Agency). Broken down to a single square metre of water surface, ...

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16.05.2013

Phosphate, the ultimate culprit, or low-phosphate food for clear water?

As phosphates are crucial to algae growth, phosphates are perceived as an enemy. This, though, is not the case, as phosphorus in the form of phosphates is important for all organisms, because phosphates play key roles in the entire energy ...

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31.05.2011

Pollen causes havoc in your pond

Due to the fine weather conditions, enormous amounts of pollen are on the go, which do not just cause the colour of cars to suddenly be changed, but are also deposited on the surface of water bodies.

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Laboratories and calculators

Pond laboratory / calculator

This worldwide unique pond laboratory gives you dedicated support to combat problems with algae and cloudiness in your pond.

Pond Guarantee

JBL guarantees you a pond without algae problems if you follow our 3 steps. If by any chance the algae have not disappeared by the end of step 3, please contact the JBL Online Pond Laboratory directly. There you will receive comprehensive online advice. In the unlikely event of your algae problems not being solved, despite your consultation with us, you will be refunded with the purchase price of all JBL 1-2-3 algae-free products purchased during the current calendar year.
Worth reading

Pond care

The different seasons (at least in Central Europe) require different care measures. Even in countries where there are no cold winters with minus degrees, factors like rainy seasons, dry seasons or perhaps a summer with particularly high temperatures all play a decisive role for the garden pond.

Algae problems

Why are algae a problem? What algae species can be found in the pond and how can you combat them effectively and for the long-term?

1-2-3 algae-free concept

Sooner or later every pond owner has to deal with the algae issue. Sometimes I’s the first time they’ve had to think about it and sometimes they have tried out various methods and treatments – unfortunately without any long term success. JBL has put scientists to work on that problem and they have worked out a concept which will guarantee success.

Films

A picture is worth a thousand words! This also applies to the subject of the garden pond. In short films we show you how to solve problems and use products.
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Product tests & info

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safety instructions

Safety information
safety information in accordance with GHS
Hazard symbol
  • GHS05
Risk phrase
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
safety note
P102: Keep out of reach of children.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P362: Take off contaminated clothing.
P406: Store in corrosive resistant container with a resistant inner liner.
P501a: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand.
Signal word
Danger