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  • Airmax Algae Defense

    4.5

    (101 Reviews)

    …Onto Algae Blooms Eliminate algae blooms and green water from your pond with Airmax Algae Defense. A fast-acting liquid pond algaecide formula Algae Defense can be directly applied via a pressurized sprayer to combat floating filamentous algae chara or the planktonic algae that causes green water.…
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    $39.99 - 49.98
  • Why is my pond green? It's a question we hear a lot from pond owners and the answer is algae. Green water and string algae are a common problem for many pond 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…
    …types of algae you have to know what type you are trying to destroy. Know Your Algae Algae comes in two basic forms: planktonic and filamentous. * Planktonic algae is the floating microscopic vegetation that is the source of the pea soup type of blooms that color your pond shades of green blue-green…
    …your pond. Algae Explained Algae does not have a defined root system and often floats on the pond's surface in mats although it may emerge at the pond's bottom before floating to the surface or even turn the water green. Before treating it is important to understand the varieties of algae and where…
    …a water feature that has 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…
    …of your pond. The Results Green Water If your jar contains green-tined water or if the water has 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…
    …* Algae: Algae is a cellular plant that is a common nuisance with no distinguishable leaves or root system. Referred to as string algae or pond scum is algae that floats on top of the water in clusters turn the water green and is often treated by a liquid algaecide. Chara is algae that…
    …* Algae Defense: To be used only as needed this algae-destroyer treats troublesome floating filamentous algae bottom growing chara and the planktonic algae when it's green and growing. Use Algae Defense when the water temperature in your pond or lake is above 60°F. Don't use Algae Defense…
    Duckweed is a very small floating plant about the size of a pencil eraser. It has shoe-sole shaped leaves with a small hair-like root hanging below. Since duckweed floats on the surface of the pond it is commonly mistaken for and treated as if it is algae. Unfortunately algaecides have no effect on…
    floating and submerged plants also absorb excess nutrients in the water and shade the pond's surface which can help prevent algae attacks and protect your fish from hungry herons and raccoons. Here are the various types of aquatic plants: * Floating Plants: Water Hyacinth Frogbit and other floating
    …surface floating plants providing other sources of shade and double checking that you have enough circulation will help to ensure it does not remain and continuing issue. Did You Recently Treat Your Pond? You must be careful when treating your pond especially pea green water or planktonic algae
    …overgrowth of submerged aquatic plants and algae. Pond dye actively blocks specific portions of the sunlight spectrum slowing growth and keeping your water clear and clean. Note that pond dyes do not inhibit growth of emergent plants (e.g. cattails) or floating plants (e.g. water lily). For more…
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