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    …filter. Not only are they removing excess nutrients from the pond but they also release oxygen during photosynthesis. If your water garden has issues with algae growth or cloudy water consider incorporating more plants to help clean it up. * Home Sweet Home: Plants create a prefect habitat for your…
    …green particles in it you most likely have algae. Planktonic algae – the source of algae blooms – are floating microscopic plants that color pond water green blue-green brown or variations in between. Your jar is telling you to treat for algae. Tea-Colored Water Discolored or tea-colored…
    …for the upcoming season.Reflect on Past Seasons First before you buy new pond maintenance products recall your pond issues from last season. Were you fighting a recurring algae bloom did you dread stepping into the pond for a swim due to muck? Maybe your shoreline weeds were getting out of hand…
    …remove some of this debris the rest will break down into muck and sludge which will release nutrients into the water and may cause algae and water clarity issues. Here is a step-by-step approach on how to perform a spring clean-out. We recommend performing a spring clean-out once a year. A spring…
    …Recently Treat Your Pond? You must be careful when treating your pond especially pea green water or planktonic algae during hot summer months. Most algaecides work very quickly. When the algae die they begin to decompose immediately robbing oxygen from your fish. If you suspect this is the case a…
    …straw offers pond owners an attractive option to chemical products to manage water quality issues. The Science Behind Barley  Barley straw has been widely used for decades to control water quality issues in many bodies of water including large reservoirs and canals. Researchers have yet to…
    …leaching into drinking/ground water. Instead you need to use products that are registered by the Environmental Protection Agency for aquatic use like Algae Defense® Aquathol® and Shoreline Defense® aquatic herbicides. Why the regulations? Read on for details.Environmental Protection The…
    …to clean the water from the top down. It contains beneficial bacteria that devour excess nutrients that are suspended in the water which feed algae. The floating material may also cause your pond or lake to appear cloudy. The beneficial microorganisms in PondClear consume and digest that suspended…
    Learning how to stock your pond will not only bring you lots of fishing fun but it will also help keep algae weeds insects leeches and worms under control. Creating a Balance To properly balance your pond you should stock your pond with three prey fish like perch or bluegill for every predator fish…
    Your bass bluegill and other game fish nibble on nature's all-natural bounty of algae weeds insects leeches and worms. However they also need supplemental nourishment particularly if you're growing them for sport. What to Feed Keeping your pond stocked with a good ratio of prey to predator fish and…