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  • The Pond Guy DefensePAC Pond Care Packages

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    …Water * Includes FREE Bottle of InstaFix Achieve guaranteed crystal clear water in 5 simple steps with this easy-to-use all-natural pond maintenance system. The Pond Guy DefensePAC combines 5 of the most effective fish pond management products into a comprehensive maintenance package saving you time…
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    $89.99 - 139.99
  • …by fragmentation rather than a defined root system so if the chemical does not make contact with all the vegetation it will just keep on growing. Systemic Chemicals A systemic chemical like Shoreline Defense works by being absorbed into the growth system of emergent shoreline weeds like cattails via…
    …the effectiveness of your cattail treatments wait until there is at least 12 - 18 of exposed growth to apply the product. A systemic herbicide like Shoreline Defense will kill the cattails down to the root to prevent the plant from re-growing. The roots of pond cattails are the most difficult…
    …Installing an aeration system in your pond will infuse the water column with oxygen and circulate the entire water column. Aeration systems help reduce pond muck formation and weed growth while keeping your fish safe and comfortable. Next treat your pond with Algae Defense as needed. Use this…
    …until spring. Step 8 - Add Seasonal Defense Even with a thorough cleaning some debris will remain in your pond. Cold weather bacteria such as Seasonal Defense Spring & Fall Prep should be used until water temperatures fall below 40°F. Seasonal Defense will further break down any remaining…
    …your pond size. Having more fish in your pond than your filtration system can handle can lead to more severe algae blooms and muck accumulation. To combat this keep adding beneficial bacteria like Nature's Defense or Muck Defense to break this waste down.What's Next? With a little staging and…
    …Cleaning: * Submersible pump and drain hose * Power Washer * ClearVac Pond Vacuum * Oxy-Lift Defense * Black Waterfall Foam For Jumpstarting Biological Filters: * Stress Reducer Plus * Seasonal Defense * Microbe-Lift PL Gel Step 1 - Prepare a holding tank. Before you begin it is helpful to wear…
    …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 have a high fish…
    …buried but they typically hibernate underwater. They need to be near oxygen-rich water at all times and you can provide that with an aeration system like the KoiAir Water Garden Aeration Kit which infuses the pond with essential oxygen. * Reduce Muck & Debris: These guys like a little mud but…
    …algae do not have a defined root system it will just keep growing. So it is better to leave the algae as-is before treating it. Test the Water Prior to selecting an algaecide check the water temperature pH and carbonate hardness. Some algaecides like Algae Defense work best when water temperatures…
    …place. Be Proactive The first line of defense is keeping pond water clean and clear of debris fish waste and other organic material. If you are considering adding fish to your pond think about how many fish your pond can handle and what type of filtration system will be adequate for your pond. *…
    …can create algae blooms. If you are struggling with muck here are a few ways to get your pond back on track. The Benefit of Bacteria MuckOff Muck Defense and other beneficial bacteria additives digest muck turning it into a harmless gas. These bacteria sink to the bottom of the pond and quickly get…
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