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What Causes Green Water

    Algae in your water garden can be caused by an overabundance of fish waste and other organic material from leaves or previous algae blooms 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.…
    …will help you diagnose your pond problem. If you have green tea-colored or murky water doing the Jar Test will you to determine what is causing the clarity issue. It's Simple Take a clear glass jar dunk it in your pond fill it up with pond water and let it sit in your garage (or darker space) for 24…
    …an faster rate. What Temperature is the Pond Water Cooler water holds more oxygen than warm water if your pond is in full sun and water temperatures are reaching the high 70's to 80's there's a good chance your fish are struggling to get the oxygen they need. A partial water change may help relieve…
    Water gardens and fish ponds offer an outlet for homeowners to design and create features unique to themselves. Adding plants is another way to customize your feature challenge your green thumb with new types of plants and balance your pond ecosystem. When planning a water garden there are 5 key…
    …quickly alter the water different shades of green blue-green brown or variations in between. Commonly referred to as pea soup planktonic algae can shade the pond's bottom preventing subsurface nuisance plants from growing but it can also be a great danger to fish possibly causing a fish kill if the…
    …my pond green? It's a question we hear a lot from pond owners and the answer is algae. Green water and string algae are a common problem for many pond hobbyists. But what causes algae in ponds? Algae is a result of an imbalance in your pond's ecosystem. When too many nutrients caused by decomposing…
    …bottom of your pond - but don't worry. They won't likely cause any leaks. It's important though to control their population. Crayfish reproduction is tied to fluctuating water levels so manage their population growth by stabilizing the water level in your pond and use basket traps or lift nets…
    …pond's features and what looks natural in your surroundings. * Bright Blue Pond Dye: Do you have a decorative pond or lake? Try Nature's Blue dye our customers' favorite choice. It's the ideal color for large ponds that double as a view as it contrasts perfectly with lush green landscaping. * Dark…
    …and produce a yellowish musky-smelling fluid. Home Sweet Home So what do muskrats look for in a home? They like a spot that includes plenty of food a body of water and shoreline vegetation. These guys chow on a variety of greens and protein including roots stems and buds as well as frogs snails…
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