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Winter Pond Chemicals

    …how to kill algae in a pond quickly chemical treatments are the way to go. Selecting the best algaecide for your pond will depend on the types of pond algae you are looking to treat. For fine planktonic algae that causes green water Algae D-Solv or other liquid chemicals are a great option. If…
    …Level in Your Pond If you plan to shut-down your water garden you should drain the water down below the skimmer opening and leave water in the bottom of the pond. The reason for this is to help prevent some shifting within the water garden. The ground will shift throughout the winter and if you were…
    …control. If left in the pond the decaying plant material turns into nutrient-rich pond muck that continues to fuel weed and algae growth. The pond then enters a continuous cycle of reactive treatments leaving you the pond owner to use chemicals to control growth. A pond at this point is said to…
    …generally become problematic for pond owners when the oxygen levels have decreased and nutrients levels of fertilizer runoff or decaying matter has increased. This is typical in a pond that is 3-5 years or older and has previously been treated with only chemicals. While aquatic algaecides and…
    …get air from outside the pond Japanese Trapdoor Snails get oxygen from the water using their gills. Therefore during winter they can stay in the warmer water at the bottom rather than coming up to the frigid surface. As with fish and plants snails cannot survive if the pond freezes solid; usually a…
    …active but it will also help keep a hole open in the ice during winter. Even Stevens The best bet for your pond and pocketbook is to stick to using the doses listed on the product labels for regular maintenance. After clean-outs or chemical treatments we also recommend adding some Mircrobe-Lift PL…
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