Powder type is commonly used at the aquaculture shrimp pond, second is Granular. TCCA is being used at shrimp pond because it has a high active of chlorine content hence its effective to kill bacteries pathogen and other impurities in the water.
It is also as oxidizing agent to removes any organics matters in water which also attached to other impurities.
There are 2 water treatment system applied at the shrimp pond :
Direct treatment to the shrimp pond
Treatment at reservoir, which supplied to the shrimp pond
Dossage of TCCA is a dosage for the pond with the depth of 1 1.25 metres, or according to the standard set up by the operator.
Cost effective and stable source of chlorine
Easy to handle, ship, storage and apply
Saves expensive cost of dosing equipment.
No settling of white turbidity ( as in case bleaching powder)
Long duration of sterilizing effects