Spring Algae Production

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Spring is finally here, and while the weather is enjoyable, it can also bring vegetation issues for pond around the area. One of the most common and difficult to treat issues is algae. There several different types of algae:   Green phytoplankton: This is single-celled algae, which usually adds a greenish tint to the water. It is great for adding oxygen to the water and can also serve as food for some kinds of fish. If there are excess nutrients … Read More

Beneficial Bacteria

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Algae and pond muck can become a big problem as the weather gets warmer. Many people look for easy solutions for clearer, cleaner ponds. While there are a variety of ways to address pond water clarity and health, using beneficial bacteria is one of the most safe and effective options. Beneficial bacteria naturally occur in ponds and lakes. The organisms help fight off harmful bacteria and also consume pollutants that negatively impact water clarity and quality. Unfortunately, these bacteria are slow … Read More