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  • API Pond Ecofix Sludge Destroyer

    4.5

    (2 Reviews)

    …bacteria work to increase oxygen levels in the pond as it breaks down the build-up of organic matter such as fish waste dead algae and decomposing leaves or grass clippings. All resulting in a clean pond free of clogged pumps and filters. API Pond Ecofix Sludge Destroyer can be used at the…
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    $14.29 - 58.99
  • Debris on the surface of a pond like algae or fallen leaves can sink to the bottom and start to decay adding to the muck and detritus that is already there. All that debris degrades water quality compromises fish health provides a nutrient source for nuisance weeds and algae and can even affect how…
    …very low amount if any oxygen. Due to the fact that these anaerobic bacteria are slow to digest debris any leaves plants and fish waste that gather at the bottom faster than they can be decomposed hence the accumulation of muck. Pond Cleanup To help break down organic debris at a rapid rate and keep…
    Muck or sludge is a horrifying word for many pond keepers so what is it exactly? Muck is the accumulation of decomposing fish waste leaves aquatic vegetation and other organic material that is seen at the bottom of a water garden. When muck is disturbed (e.g. fish swimming nearby) it can enter the…
    …Here is a quick checklist for keeping your waterfall looking its best: * Say Hello to Bacteria - Though you will not have fish waste or decomposing leaves in your basin since it is covered nutrients can still accumulate and lead to algae growth. Regularly using a beneficial bacteria such as…
    …a skimmer/waterfall system in place more aeration may be necessary. Why? Because the oxygenated water will circulate across the water's surface leaving the water at the bottom of the pond stagnant. Adding an aeration system will prevent stagnation by raising the bottom water to the surface. Do You…
  • MinnFinn Biodegradable Pond Treatment

    5.0

    (1 Reviews)

    …take only 1 hour and are neutralized with the included MinnFinn Neutralizer. Many illnesses can be eliminated in as little as 1 to 3 treatments. The MinnFinn treatment will decompose itself into natural elements leaving the formula non-toxic safe for humans pets fish wildlife and the environment.
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    $64.99
  • …spitters to circulate and aerate the water. These units can be effective; however they are only adding oxygen to the top portions of the water. This leaves many areas of the pond especially the bottom untouched allowing for the accumulation of organic debris. Using a properly sized aerator like the…
    …from fully reaching and killing the cattail rhizome (root) resulting in a quick return of the weed. Do not leave dead cattails or any other dead vegetation in your pond to decompose. This decomposition turns into nutrient-rich pond muck that fuels new weed growth. Tools like a Weed Cutter and…
    …hobbyists. But what causes algae in ponds? 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 as a fertilizer. Identifying…
    Algae in your water garden can be caused by an overabundance of fish waste and other organic material from leaves or previous algae blooms combined with excessive sunlight. Not only does all that green growth look unsightly it ruins your water quality and creates a headache for you and your fish.…
    …fall before ice forms give your pond or water feature a good cleaning. Remove debris trim dead leaves off plants net floating leaves and remove as much detritus as possible so very little will be decomposing - and releasing harmful gasses - through the cold months. * Add some beneficial bacteria. In…
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