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Identify Weeds

    …treat problematic weeds you need to positively identify and determine how many types of weeds in your pond. Most algaecides and herbicides will treat a variety of weeds and algae so it is not always necessary to identify the exact weed but to just determine the class of weeds it belongs to. Weed
    …and other invasive aquatic weeds. These herbicides provide broad-spectrum pond weed control in slow-moving water and kill what is actively growing in your pond. If duckweed has not completely taken over your water surface you may notice algae growth mixed in with the weeds – in which case you…
    …Chara will not grow to the surface and is often mistaken for submerged plants like Naiad but lacks flowers true leaves and roots. It is easily identified by its strong musky odor when crushed and the gritty texture due to calcium deposits on the plant. Algae Pros and Cons Surprisingly algae has many…
    …Pond Techs at The Pond Guy® can help you identify pond weeds? If you are unable to identify your pond weed(s) using our Weed ID Guide please send the pictures with the following information to WeedID@ThePondGuy.com. If you have multiple weeds please send in pictures of each.What to Send…
    …on habitats with water - including lakes rivers creeks ponds and marshes - so your visitor could very well be a muskrat. Read on to learn how to identify them and how to prevent these troublemakers from damaging your pond. IDing a Muskrat Weighing only 2 to 4 pounds and measuring 22 to 25 inches…
    …location. Assess the Situation Before getting started identify what lives in your pond. Is it an algae floating submerged or emergent weed? Do most of the weeds grow on the surface of the water or below? To help identify your plant visit our Weed ID Guide. Once you know what type of plant you are…