Pond Care

 

Weed and Algae Control!

Other Pond Services!

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Filamentous – Matted Algae

Surface mats are bubble filled and usually appear green but can become yellow to brownish. Prior to maturing beneath the surface, algae may appear like stringy cotton candy strands attached to rocks, dock legs or weeds.

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Cattail Management

Cattails account for nearly all pond owner complaints regarding emergent plants.

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Planktonic – Pea Soup Algae

The type that changes the water color. Usually green paint-like scum appearance (pea soup). May be brown or even red. Blooms are composed of diatoms, blue-green algae, and green algae and other species

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Goose Control

Canada geese have undergone rapid increases in population size.

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Branched Algae – Chara

An advanced form of algae that looks like a vascular plant. Generally grows in dense mats along the bottom but can reach the surface in shallow waters. Chara feels coarse and has a musky odor.

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Pond Shading

Pond Dyes screen out sunlight rays that promote weed and algae growth.

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Common Duckweed

Duckweed is a very small light-green, seed-bearing aquatic perennial plant. Duckweed is actually one of the smallest flowering plants in the world that is often seen in thick mats covering the surface of the water

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Aerating Fountains

We offer fountain installation, removal, servicing and storage.

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Watermeal

Watermeal is identified by its very small, oval single frond or leaf that has no roots. It has the appearance of floating grass seed on the surface of the pond. The frond or leaf of watermeal is about the size of a pin-head

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Grass Carp

Controlling aquatic vegetation with grass carp is one option available.