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  • Applied Biochemists Cutrine® Plus Granular Algae Control

    3.9

    (33 reviews)

    …Growing Algae & Chara * No Water Use Restrictions Cutrine Plus Granular Algaecide has the same active ingredient as the liquid version is fast-acting plus works great on bottom forming algae like Chara. For best results apply this granular algae treatment early in the morning before heavy mats
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    $49.99 - 99.99
  • …that nosh on the larvae when they emerge. To protect themselves the bloodworms actually create and live in tiny half-inch tubes they build from mud algae and other naturally occurring resources. Look closely in your filter and you'll probably see some of these worm-sized mud huts.A Tasty Fish Treat…
    Green water and string algae are a common problem for many pond hobbyists. Algae is a result of an imbalance in your pond's ecosystem. When too many nutrients caused by decomposing plant material fish waste or other debris build-ups in your water garden algae will flourish because the nutrients act…
    Worried about toxic or harmful algae blooms? With all the talk in the news you may be on edge. Let's first assure you that algae blooms are a normal part of a healthy ecosystem and not all algae blooms contain harmful toxins. The algae blooms making headlines are from a type of cyanobacteria. Though…
    …Selecting a chemical will depend on what type of algae you are looking to treat. For fine planktonic algae that causes green water Algae D-Solv™ or other liquid chemicals will be your best bet. If you are fighting filamentous (string) algae then a granular form such as AlgaeOff® is better…
    …and intertwine to form mats that resemble wet wool. When these mats rise to the surface they are commonly referred to as pond scum. These mats make great homes for micro- and macro- invertebrates like bugs and worms but they are also unsightly. An Ounce of Prevention Algae growth in a water garden…
    …Algaecides. Floating mats of filamentous algae and suspended planktonic algae are best treated with liquid mixtures such as Algae Defense® and Propeller™ that are sprayed directly over the area with a pond sprayer. To treat extra thick mats stick the nozzle into the mat itself to get the…
    …and biological. Mechanical filtration removes algae leaves and other larger debris. Biological filtration provides a home for your beneficial bacteria. Beneficial bacteria are responsible for getting rid of the excess nutrients that cause algae blooms.Choosing Your Media There are lots of options…
    …continually battle algae.Filtration Options There are two types of filtration: mechanical and biological. Mechanical filters remove debris such as algae mats and leaves. Biological filters provide a place for beneficial bacteria to colonize and remove nutrients. Whether you are upgrading an existing…
  • Oase® FiltoClear Pressure Filter System

    4.6

    (11 reviews)

    …with the built-in UV-Clarifier. From the moment you add the filter to your pond the UV-Clarifier starts flocculating (clumping) microscopic green algae which then can be removed very easily by the filter. A simple rotation of the cleaning switch and a few pulls on the cleaning handle will easily and…
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    $377.99 - 640.99
  • The Pond Guy® AllClear™ G2 Pressurized Filtration System

    4.9

    (72 reviews)

    …in Germany exclusively for The Pond Guy. Filtration begins with a high output low energy 9 watt UV clarifier. The UV works by clumping together algae cells so they can be removed by the multistage mechanical and biological filtration processes. This multistage approach uses alternating layers of…
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    $299.99 - 584.98
  • …turned green. Green water is caused by microscopic algae floating throughout the pond. Even with proper filtration and regular use of Nature's Defense® and Muck Defense® beneficial bacteria some ponds are naturally more predisposed to algae blooms – especially if they get full sun or…