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How To Treat Green Water

    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 in between. Your jar is telling you to treat for algae. Tea-Colored Water
    …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. Before you can make a plan for treating the different types of algae you have to know what type you are trying to destroy. Know Your Algae Algae comes in…
    …algae problem and need to know how to kill algae in a pond quickly chemical treatments are the way to go. Selecting the best algaecide for your pond will depend on the types of pond algae you are looking to treat. For fine planktonic algae that causes green water Algae D-Solv or other liquid…
    …and the planktonic algae when it's green and growing. Apply Algae Defense when the water temperature in your pond or lake is above 60F. Don't use Algae Defense if you keep koi or trout in your lake. After treating your pond with Algae Defense don't forget to remove the dead algae and debris with…
    …state as this will likely yield poor results and cause you to use more product in the long run.Dead Cattail Removal The key to learning how to remove cattails from a pond is to wait until treated cattails are brown and wilted before trying to take them away. Cutting them down too early will prevent…
    …floats on top of the water in clusters turn the water green and is often treated by a liquid algaecide. Chara is algae that looks like a submerged weed but is easy to rake out and has a musky odor with a crunchy texture when handled. * Submerged: Submerged plants require water to stand and have a…
    …rainfall. Knowing how much pond dye to use can be tricky if you don't know the average depth of your pond. Most dyes will treat up to one acre with an average depth of 4-6' deep. If you're unsure how deep your pond is grab your boat and a weighted string. Be sure to test different areas to determine…
    …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 during hot summer months. Most algaecides work very quickly. When the algae die they begin to decompose…
    …bog plants can be treated as annuals or you can bring them inside to test your gardening skills. If you decide to try wintering these plants inside you will want to keep them wet but standing water is not needed. Keep in mind that with the shorter days you will likely need to provide supplemental…
    …it is important to become familiar with what is underwater. Understanding the depth of your pond will help you when treating your pond with products that mix within the water column such as pond dye and will help you determine which aeration system is the best fit for your pond. How to Measure Depth…
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