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Pond Leeches

    …more!) leeches stuck to your leg. And while they aren't necessarily bad for your pond or lake they can be a nuisance if you use your pond for swimming or water sports. So what are pond leeches where do they come from and how do you remove them from your pond?What Does a Leech Look Like? Leeches are…
    …the beach shoreline or pond bottom. The MuckAway pellets sink below the water's surface and dissolve releasing hungry beneficial bacteria that instantly begin consuming and digesting the settled debris. MuckAway is perfect for spot-treating trouble areas and controlling leeches by destroying their…
    …steps for pond and lake muck removal. Pond muck also known as pond sludge is made up of fish waste decaying plants and other organic 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…
    …into your pond and the importance of aeration: 1. Aeration reduces pond muck As a pond ages nutrients accumulate at the bottom of the 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…
    …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 are not aerated particularly during certain times of the year. In the summer and winter non-aerated ponds stratify into…
    For pond and lake owners who stock their outdoor space with fish it's 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…
    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 such as bass. This pond
    …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 or not you should let geese use your pond depends on what you want to use your pond for. If you use your pond for…
    …of your pond. After removal there are proactive steps you can take to slow down the impending weed and algae growth. Decrease the amount of re-growth by using treatments of MuckAway and Pond Dye. MuckAway beneficial bacteria will eliminate bottom-of-the-pond muck that fertilizes pond weeds and…
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