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  • Round Floating Plant Island

    …soil contained while providing plants with enough water. Each island can be placed on the water surface individually or linked together as a group to produce an attractive display. Ideal for ponds without planting shelves or in places where the pond is too deep to plant bog plants on the bottom. -->
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    $29.99 - 34.99
  • …selecting plants for your pond. * Keep it Covered: Covering your pond's surface area with 40-60% plants will help to reduce excess nutrients control algae blooms and provide cover for your fish. For ponds up to 50 square feet we recommend 6-12 floating plants 2 bog plants 5 submerged plants and 1…
    …submerged plants also absorb excess nutrients in the water and shade the pond's surface which can help prevent algae attacks and protect your fish from hungry herons and raccoons. Here are the various types of aquatic plants: * Floating Plants: Water Hyacinth Frogbit and other floating plants are…
  • Airmax Treatment Booster Plus

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    …weeds and algae. This surfactant works by breaking down the surface of the plant allowing the chemical treatment to penetrate. Treatment Booster Plus also has been enhanced to work on underwater weeds and algae by breaking the water's surface tension. The treatment is sent directly through the water…
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    $12.99 - 55.99
  • …life. However once filtered fish waste becomes fertilizer which can be consumed by plants and produce exceptional plant growth. Approximately 40-60% of your pond's surface area should be covered in plants. This is extra important if your pond is in direct sunlight most of the day. Fish –…
    …without breaking the soft stems. The majority of the plant will be submerged in the water however the plant may grow to the surface and spread. * Floating: Generally found in shallower water floating plants can spread and completely cover the surface cutting off light and oxygen to the fish below.…
    …water's surface leaving the water at the bottom of the pond stagnant. Adding an aeration system will prevent stagnation by raising the bottom water to the surface. Do You Have Too Many Plants? Plants may release subsurface oxygen to the water during the day but at night those plants take in oxygen…
    …Much Sunlight. Not Enough Plants. Solution: Sunlight is essential for algae to grow. You can block that sunlight by covering your water with pond water lilies or other floating plants; we recommend shading 40-60% of your pond's surface area. Another benefit to adding plants is that they absorb the…
    …3-D Coyote Decoy; pond netting like the The Pond Guy PondShelter Cover Net; or reflective tape hanging from trees. Having 40-60% surface coverage of aquatic plants such as water lilies water hyacinth or water lettuce will give your fish a place to shelter themselves from predators. Under the Weather…
    …of plant size of treatment area what the pond is used for and location. Assess the Situation Before getting started identify what lives in your pond. Is it an algae floating submerged or emergent weed? Do most of the weeds grow on the surface of the water or below? To help identify your plant visit…
    …it is not uncommon to naturally lose up to an inch of water per day (give or take). Features with a long stream bed with a lot of surface area or few floating plants are more susceptible to water loss than others. If you suspect that it might be evaporation fill your pond back up and keep an eye…
    …projections. Chara will not grow to the surface and is often mistaken for submerged plants like Naiad but lacks flowers true leaves and roots. It is easily identified by its strong musky odor when crushed and it's gritty texture due to calcium deposits on the plant. Algae Pros and Cons Surprisingly…
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