|AQUABAC 200G Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti) |
Natural & Effective Control For Mosquitoes and Black Flies!
Target: Mosquito and Black Fly Larvae
Bti is a bacteria that specifically targets mosquitoes and black flies in their larval stage, but is harmless to beneficial insects, wildlife, humans, pets or livestock.
How It Works
Bti is eaten by the mosquito larva and becomes highly toxic to the larva killing them within minutes after ingestion. Since the bacteria are harmless to other mosquito and black fly larva predators, these predators continue to feed on the larva and work in concert with Bti to keep the larva population in check. The EPA has categorized the risk to non-target organisms as minimal to non-existent. This means use of Bti does not cause collateral damage to high use areas and leaves no chemical residue to contaminate the environment.
Bti can be used in any habitat that supports mosquito or black fly larvae including but not limited to:
• Any Standing Water – Tree Holes, Tires, Downspout Puddles, Rain Barrels, Bird Baths, Unused Swimming Pools and more!
|• Flood Water |
• Roadside & Irrigation Ditches
• Rice Fields
• Woodland Pools
• Snowmelt Pools
• Tidal Water
• Salt Marshes
• Catch Basins
|• Storm Water Retention Areas |
• Golf Course Ponds
• Irrigation Ponds
• Ornamental & Landscape Ponds
• Water Gardens
• Green Houses
Bti can be applied to almost any aquatic habitat without environmental impact concerns. It is important to note that AQUABAC 200G should not be used directly in water sources for human consumption.
How to Apply
AQUABAC 200G Bti can be applied by hand broadcast or a hand spreader in smaller areas, or by standard ground or aerial dispersing methods for larger areas. Manufacturer recommends an interval of 7 to 14 days between applications.
Usage Rate Mosquito Control and West Nile Virus
For clearer water broadcast AQUABAC 200G at 2.5/10 lbs./Acre. If water is brackish, murky or polluted, or algae is prevalent, recommended broadcast rate is 10/20 lbs./Acre.
Since the first reported cases of West Nile Virus appeared in New York in 1999, Farmers and Ranchers as well as State and Municipal agencies have searched for an effective and non-toxic solution to mosquito control. Bti has proven its effectiveness in mosquito control while ensuring the safety of the general public when used in recreational public areas such as golf courses and parks. The farming and ranching communities have discovered they can decrease mosquito and black fly populations without harming fish and beneficial insects and organisms in pastures and stock ponds, keeping their horses and livestock protected from mosquito borne diseases like West Nile Virus.
|What Our Customers Say: |
|Mosquito Free |
|By Dianne M. on Aug 9, 2011 |
|Within a couple of days the mosquitoes had nearly disappeared. We have a flower garden right under our deck. There were NO mosquitoes during a small deck party that day. It was great! My horses are happy too. |
|AquaBac Mosquito Relief! |
|By Jeff V. on Aug 10, 2011 |
|I live on a pond and Arbico's Aquabac has changed my home from mosquito hell to heaven. It works! |
|Very effective! |
|By Ed B. on Apr 16, |
|Tried the dunks for 4 years, they cut the mosquito population down to 95%. But the granular was less expensive. It's the same basic idea, although different application. So we purchased it and applied it the first week of april 2012 on our pond. The next weekend we had very humid rains with temps in the 70s, it was the perfect scenario for a mosquito hatching. and it would've happened if not for the granular! :) I think we saw one mosquito, so I'd say a 99% improvement! :) |