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Blog posts of '2017' 'May'

Slow Down Algae Growth
If you own a pond, pond algae treatments are a necessary part of pond maintenance. However, there are several things you should do to slow down pond algae growth. Pond algae treatments are necessary and when applied correctly safe for fish and wildlife, the fewer treatments the better. The expression “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” should be every pond owner’s motto.
My Pond Algae is Worse Than My Neighbors
It is human nature to compare. We compare our homes, cars, kids… so why wouldn’t you compare your pond to your neighbors? “My neighbors pond is beautiful and mine is covered in pond algae…WHY?” No two ponds are the same and to expect the same conditions in two different ponds is absurd. Pond algae treatment will look different for every pond!
Will Pond Algae Treatments Hurt My Fish?

In our introductory blog post of this series we discussed pond owners being extremely hesitant to administer pond algae treatments. This is probably the number one reason pond owners do not treat their pond algae; they are worried about pond algae treatments killing their fish. We would be lying i...

When Do I Start Pond Algae Treatment?

When do I start my pond algae treatment? This is going to be different for everyone because of temperature and severity of growth. The easy answer to this question is: treat when you notice algae growing in your pond. However, sometimes you can have algae growth early in the season. When this happ...