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  • The Pond Guy® Seasonal Defense®

    4.8

    (55 reviews)

    …for the cooler months of the season and is safe for fish plants pets and pond wildlife. Seasonal Defense accelerates the decomposition of leaves scum and sediment that create pond muck during the fall and winter months. In the spring Seasonal Defense replenishes winter bacteria loss jump-starts…
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    $16.99 - 139.99
  • CrystalClear® Spring & Fall Prep

    4.6

    (5 reviews)

    …ice melts. CrystalClear® Spring & Fall Prep is formulated for the cooler months of the season to accelerate the decomposition of leaves scum and sediment that create pond muck during the fall and winter months. These easy-to-use water-soluble packets are safe for fish plants pets and…
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    $19.99 - 31.99
  • …water quality at its best. The beneficial bacteria in Seasonal Defense® makes the job easy. Bacteria works by breaking down leaves sediment and scum during the late fall when water temperatures fall below 50° Fahrenheit. You don't need to worry about land-loving terrestrial frogs. They will…
    …* Algae: Algae is a cellular plant that is a common nuisance with no distinguishable leaves or root system. Referred to as string algae or pond scum is algae that 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…
    …mixture thrives in cooler water preferring temperatures between 40-50°F. In the fall Seasonal Defense accelerates the decomposition of leaves scum and sediment that create muck. Come spring use Seasonal Defense to jump-start your biological filters and replenish the bacteria lost during winter.…
    …depletion is great enough. * Filamentous Algae are long threads that grow from the bottom up and intertwine to form mats. Most commonly called pond scum or string algae the mats will often float to the surface of the pond and will not break apart in your hand. The floating algae can easily cover the…
    …bacteria like The Pond Guy Seasonal Defense®. When your water temperatures are between 50-40 degrees. It accelerates the decomposition of leaves scum and sediment that builds up in your pond. If left untreated the sediment will continue to decay during the fall and winter months. During this…
    …are often described as bright green in color and looking like spilled paint but can be found in a variety of colors as globs or even as a foamy scum. Generally these mats or films are thick and spread rapidly. What can you do to help keep your pond or lake from being affected? While there is no…
    …other aquatic plants and intertwine to form mats that resemble wet wool. When these mats rise to the surface they are commonly referred to as pond scum. These mats make great homes for micro- and macro- invertebrates like bugs and worms but they are also unsightly. An Ounce of Prevention Algae…