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Small Pond Algae Removal

    …the muck as well. Even without fish or other animals dead algae and weeds twigs grass clippings and leaves naturally contribute to the accumulation of muck. It is always a good idea to prevent organics from entering the pond and to remove as much as possible. Over time with layers of leaves and…
    …preferred meals are anything decaying including dead insects worms algae and fish but they'll also snap up small live fish that are swimming by if they're feeling too lazy to forage. They'll also get their greens by gobbling through algae and aquatic plants. These decapod crustaceans can grow up to…
    …beneficial bacteria and tasty string algae to flourish. Use large boulders in your pond fish habitat (more than 2 feet in diameter) and place them away from the shoreline. Boulders can be useful if you have small streams or rivers leading to your lake or pond too as they can break fast-moving…
    …a power washer to remove algae muck and other build-ups. Start from the top of the pond such as a waterfall and work your way down forcing the dirty water toward the pump for removal. The ClearVac Pond Vacuum may be helpful for emptying out the last few inches of water and small debris that the pump…
    …Interchangeable Pond Tool This tool is more than just a net. The Pond Guy® 3-in-1 Interchangeable Pond Tool features three interchangeable gadgets to help with every aspect of small pond maintenance. The skimmer net is made with 1/16 fine mesh and is 15 in diameter. It is perfect for removing
    …living in your lake consider adding some mosquito fish which are small fish that gobble the wigglers and tumblers. The American Mosquito Control Organization recommends adding predacious minnows or native fish to lakes and ponds for biological control of the insects. Of course you may not be…