The main reason for pre dissolving the granuals is so that your fish won't
ingest them in the solid form. Although this shouldn't hurt them, it
doesn't sound like a great idea.
One cup is about 6-8oz (by weight) and would treat a pond with a volume of
I made the mistake of "thinking if a little helps, more would be better".
Within a few days, the hyacinths (although healthy) turned a bright lemon