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    …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 partial water change 10-20% may help relieve the stress and get your fish some much needed oxygen quickly. Add Aeration If any of these…
    …provides only an effective short-term solution and does not address the cause of the problem excessive nutrients and sunlight. When weeds and algae die they immediately start to decay breaking down into a nutrient rich sludge or muck layer which will encourage future growth. While REACTIVE pond care…
    …Darwin's theory and ultimately starve and die. This causes the overall bacteria population to drop meaning you need to add more bacteria to replace what gets lost. After a while costs for repopulating could really add up. When Good Bacteria goes Bad Plants and fish will generally be safe if too much…
  • Aquascape Medium 11' x 16' Pond Kit w/AquaSurge Pro Pump

    …Non-Woven Geotextile Pond Underlayment • Easy to Install No Special Tools Required Ultra-durable and fish safe pond liner and underlayment is the ideal foundation for creating the perfect fish pond. The underlayment is installed before the liner to prevent punctures from the rough or rocky…
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  • …As the seasons change plants will die decompose and add to the muck layer at the bottom of the pond. Ensure that you prune or manually remove dead plant material to keep up the fish habitat in your pond. Trees & Logs Logs and even whole trees can be used as a fish habitat for ponds. Logs and trees…
    …omnivorous fish that will actually eat your string algae (as well as leftover fish food and other scraps). In a pond sucker fish can grow up to 2 feet long. Because he is a tropical fish he will need to be overwintered inside when water temperatures dip below 60° Fahrenheit because he'll die in…
  • Aquascape Medium 11' x 16' Pond Kit w/Tsurumi 3PL Pump

    …Non-Woven Geotextile Pond Underlayment • Easy to Install No Special Tools Required Ultra-durable and fish safe pond liner and underlayment is the ideal foundation for creating the perfect fish pond. The underlayment is installed before the liner to prevent punctures from the rough or rocky…
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    $2699.99
  • …consume excess nutrients and debris and convert them into a harmless gas. When there are little to no nutrients to feed the algae in a fish pond it will eventually die off. Beneficial bacteria cultivate on surfaces such as your filter pads. Cleaning your filter pads too much – meaning daily or…
    …the netting could become weighted down and collapse into the pond. Not only will the leaves and debris end up in the pond but your plants and fish may also die. Make sure to remove netting if there is a threat of ice and snow. Low Profile Netting If you are worried about pond cover netting blocking…
    …risk of a fish kill Fish perish from time to time but when many die at one time it is often linked to low oxygen conditions. In the winter the gases released when organic debris is decomposing can become trapped when the pond freezes over and reduce the oxygen available for your fish; if enough…
    …plant and animal waste. It is caused from dying and decaying organics. If you feed your fish any uneaten fish food will end up decaying at the bottom of the pond. Remember feeding fish too much or using a low quality food will increase the amount of fish waste adding to that muck layer. Other…
    …and herbicides may be necessary at times they will only kill what is presently growing. This option will only act as a short-term solution as the dying weeds will add nutrients and muck to the pond that will feed future plant growth. Increasing nutrients in the pond will also contribute to low…
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