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How To Clean Algae

    to control growth. A pond at this point is said to be eutrophic or teeming with enough excess debris to support algae and weed growth. Aeration and beneficial bacteria such as the products in the ClearPAC® Plus can be used to reduce current muck and prevent build up. Read more here: How to
    …will lead to additional more severe algae blooms and muck accumulation. It is important that you keep adding beneficial bacteria such as Nature's Defense® or Muck Defense® to break this waste down. With a little staging and encouragement it's not too difficult to convince your koi to spawn.…
    …and convert them into a harmless gas. Have an existing algae bloom in your water garden that needs treatment? Check out our article How to Choose an Algae Control for tips on managing existing algae growth and different tools that are available to help you combat even the most stubborn algae.
    …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 in between. Your jar is telling you to treat for algae. Tea-Colored Water Discolored or tea-colored…
    …them to enjoy. How Much to Feed Size of the pond number of fish and the presence of an aeration system are all factors that determine how much your fish need to be fed. Aeration in the pond will allow your fish to be more active requiring you to feed more aggressively. Start out feeding one-half to
    …need to help keep your pond clean and clear for up to six months. The products in the DefensePAC are designed to be used on a regular basis throughout the season. These products will eliminate excess nutrients in the water that algae would use for a food source cutting down the chance for algae to
    …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 some products work.…
    …straw to decompose it also acts faster than pellets and starts to work on contact. An 8-ounce container treats up to 4000 gallons for three months; a 16-ounce bottle treats up to 8000 gallons for three months. Your best defense against algae has always been a good offense. Keeping your pond clean
    …for string algae and other debris buildups. Using AlgaeOff® or Oxy-Lift™ Defense® is an effective way to clean up your feature. These fast-acting solutions use the power of oxygen to lift and wash away debris. For best results turn your pump off. This will allow the powder to get into…
    …your dirty work without complaining. But they will need a little love from time to time to keep them in fighting shape. We all know that it is important to clean your filters but how much is too much? When do you have to replace your filter and for that matter with all those options which one do you…
    …your fish beneficial bacteria are aerobic and need oxygen to survive. These bacteria consume the excess nutrients in your pond which act as fertilizer for algae growth. Aeration makes these bacteria work harder to clean up your pond leading to a cleaner pond with less build-up in the water column or…
    to make a mistake. We know ponds and we are here to help you be the best pond owner you can be. So let's talk pond balance. Balance is achieved and maintained through the following elements: filtration aeration aquatic plants healthy fish and beneficial bacteria.Filtration – Keeps water clean