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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…
    …the spring to give you a head start on pond season. * 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…
    …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 immediately…
    …salads. Green flowering stalks can be boiled and eaten like sweetcorn. Like most things however cattails are best in moderation. Highlight boundaries to contain pond cattails by using landmarks rocks or other unobtrusive markers. Treat and remove cattails that try to stray from these boundaries to
    …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…
    …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 for your pond is the best fit.How to Measure Depth…