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    …source for nuisance weeds and algae and can even affect how some products work. Dead vegetation also makes a great nesting area for muskrats leeches snakes and other pests. Many types of weeds and algae can spread by seeds or spores if the plant is shaken or if plant fragments are left floating…
    …bacteria that instantly begin consuming and digesting the settled debris. MuckAway is perfect for spot-treating trouble areas and controlling leeches by destroying their habitat while MuckAwayTL will work to treat the entire pond. MuckAway TL is a more concentrated formula than regular MuckAway…
    …wondering what eats leeches here's your answer. With nowhere to hide leeches become tasty meals for your fish. Most any fish large enough to eat leeches will eat them but you may consider adding more aggressive fish like bass or redear sunfish to your pond.* Set Leech Traps: For leeches that elude…
    …feed algae and aquatic weeds. As the muck layer grows so will your problems with these aquatic nuisances. Muck can also be a breeding ground for leeches as they love to grow and burrow in the muck. Why is Muck Stinky? Muck tends to have a rotten egg smell to it. Those odors are common in ponds that…
    …important to know how to care for them and help them grow. But what do fish eat in a pond and do you need to actively feed them? Algae weeds insects leeches and worms are great naturally occurring lake and pond fish food. However fish also need supplemental nourishment particularly if you're growing…
    Learning how to stock your pond will not only bring you lots of fishing fun but it will also help keep algae weeds insects leeches and worms under control. Creating a Balance To properly balance your pond you should stock your pond with three prey fish like perch or bluegill for every predator fish…
    …also cloud your water and promote increased weed and algae growth. Geese can also carry problematic items from neighboring ponds. Duckweed and leeches commonly hitch a ride on the feet of water foul like geese and ducks which are then introduced into your pond as they loiter in your yard. Whether…
    …pond and become muck. Not only is muck unpleasant to see or feel between your toes but it can also give ponds a bad odor and provide habitat for leeches. Aeration is important because it combats muck and other decomposing debris by increasing the dissolved oxygen and circulating the water. This pond…
    …materials that accumulate at the bottom of your pond. Over time pond muck can accumulate to be several inches thick and can become a great home for leeches. You can learn more about muck in our article What is Muck? but the good news is that muck and sludge accumulation is reversible. Pond and lake…
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