Copper sulphate pentahydrate

Copper Sulphate Bluestone 5kg

$45.00 inc. GST

Copper Sulphate, also known as Bluestone or Blue Vitriol is a salt useful for a wide range of applications, including;

  • Algaecide, used in water tanks to stop the growth of algae
  • Crystal formation for school projects etc
  • Fungicide – when mixed with lime it forms Bordeaux Mixture to control fungus on grapes, melons and berries
  • Antiseptic agent
  • In electroplating processes.
  • Antifungal agent for topical use
  • Treatment of copper deficiency
  • Etching – Copper sulfate is also used to etch zinc plates for intaglio printmaking.
  • Dyes – Copper sulfate can also be used as a mordant in vegetable dyeing.
  • Foot Rot treatment – dissolved in water in a “foot bath” for sheep to pass through.
  • Copper sulfate can be applied to your plants before disease starts as a preventative as well as when you begin to notice the dark spots of infection show.
  • As an additive to swimming pools to clear the water and eliminate algae. Put 2.5grams (half a teaspoon) every 10 to 15 days into the skimmer box and let the pool pump run for at least 12 hours.
  • Hoof treatment for thrush white-line disease and proud flesh

4 in stock (backorders allowed)

Additional Information

Weight 5.5 kg