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Terry writes,
08/25/2009:

When spraying a tree for elm beetles that is next to my pond do I need to worry about the over spray?

When spraying a tree for elm beetles that is next to my pond do I need to worry about the over spray of Demand CS hurting my fish?

Answer:

Yes, Demand CS like any other insecticide can be very lethal to fish.  It would be advised to apply the product on a day that is not windy, and possibly even holding up a sheet of plastic on the other side of where you are spraying to protect overspray from going towards the pond.  Also, apply on a day when it is not going to rain so the product has time to dry and bond to its surface so it does not run off.

Answer last updated on: 08/25/2009

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