Preventing Algae Blooms Through Smart Pond Management

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Ponds have a natural lifecycle. They accumulate and digest organic matter. As ponds age and the nutrient level rises, the amount of aquatic plant life and algae increases. Pond scum, also known as green slime or pond algae, is a common problem. Algae, which occurs in three basic forms (planktonic, filamentous, and macrophytic), are primitive aquatic plants. They are part of a complex and diverse waterborne web of life. Algae provides many benefits, including, as a natural byproduct, serving as … Read More