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Planktonic Algae

  • Airmax® Algae Defense® (formerly Pond Logic®)

    4.5

    (83 reviews)

    …Eliminate algae blooms and green water from your pond with Airmax Algae Defense. (formerly known as Pond Logic Algae Defense) A fast-acting liquid pond algaecide formula Algae Defense can be directly applied via a pressurized sprayer to combat floating filamentous algae chara or the planktonic algae
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    $39.99 - 49.98
  • …* 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 in your pond or lake is above 60°F. Don't use Algae
  • TetraPond® GreenFree® Ultraviolet Clarifiers

    4.8

    (10 reviews)

    …Rugged Design * Know Your UV is Working with the Viewing Window TetraPond GreenFree Ultraviolet Clarifiers help keep your pond free of the planktonic algae that causes green water. A rugged green plastic body on the TetraPond GreenFree Ultraviolet Clarifier houses a quartz sleeve and UV bulb. The…
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    $119.99 - 279.99
  • …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…
    …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 two basic forms: planktonic and filamentous. * Planktonic algae is the floating microscopic vegetation that is the source of the pea soup…
    …or spawn peacefully. A good fish habitat or fish structure in shallow waters will provide baitfish with hiding places as well as areas for algae plankton and other food sources to grow. Adding fish habitat structures in deeper water nearby will provide hiding and hunting locations for your larger…
    …Selecting a chemical will depend on what type of algae you are looking to treat. For fine planktonic algae that causes green water Algae D-Solv™ or other liquid chemicals will be your best bet. If you are fighting filamentous (string) algae then a granular form such as AlgaeOff® is better…
    …types of algae found in large ponds or lakes are: * Planktonic Algae are floating microscopic plants that are suspended in the water column and can quickly alter the water different shades of green blue-green brown or variations in between. Commonly referred to pea soup planktonic algae can shade…
    …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 robbing oxygen from your fish. If you suspect this is the case…
    …laid they hatch into mosquito larvae a.k.a. wigglers. The little half-inch larvae live on the water surface for four to 14 days and they eat algae plankton fungi and bacteria and other microorganisms that float by. As the little wigglers develop they molt four times and after the fourth molt they…