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Treat Brown Water

    water or if the water has 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
    …combined with excessive sunlight. Not only does all that green growth look unsightly it ruins your water quality and creates a headache for you and your 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…
    …ecosystem before you treat your pond. The three most common 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.…
    …risky to treat because of the likelihood of a fish kill due to low oxygen levels. If you have fish in your pond we suggest treating in sections treat 1/4 – 1/2 of the pond at a time while waiting 10-14 days between treatments. * Wait until the target has turned browned and died before…
    …the instructions state as this will likely result in poor results and more product used in the long run.Removing Dead Cattails Wait until treated cattails are brown and wilted to remove them. Cutting them down too early will prevent the chemical treatment from fully reaching and killing the cattail…