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How to Safely Use Water Treatments in a Fish Pond

Water Treatments for Fish Ponds

Your fish pond is the focal point and life force of your yard. Summertime can bring worries to a pond owner of how to keep water clear and balances as green water tries to take over the home of your fish. Water treatments are often suggested to bring water back into balance, but is this really safe if you have fish in your pond? Read more How to Safely Use Water Treatments in a Fish Pond

Which Water Treatments Should I Use?

 

Water Treatments

Maintaining a pond when it comes to water treatments can see daunting at first. There are a lot of options out there, and you certainly don’t want to be using anything in excess or a product to solve a different problem than the one you maybe experiencing. This quick guide will match you with the product that you should be using based on what your are wanting to achieve from your pond. Read more Which Water Treatments Should I Use?

The 411 on Beneficial Bacteria

Beneficial Bacteria

The use of beneficial bacteria is a safe natural way to help reduce harmful bacteria and improve oxygen levels in your lake.  Since bacteria compete for the same food source, using a concentrate of beneficial bacteria will help in reducing unwanted bacteria levels.  In addition, all lakes have a continuous nutrient load from fish, decaying plant matter, and/or rainwater runoff.  It is difficult at times for all this matter to be decomposed in a lake quickly enough to avoid murky water, foul smells, and algae blooms.  The beneficial bacteria helps to digest all of the added nutrients, leaving you with nothing but fresh smelling, clean, and clear water.  pond boss PRO has a beneficial bacteria maintenance program that is simple and effective called The Block™. Read more The 411 on Beneficial Bacteria

How to Create a Pond Maintenance Log

 

It is time to be thinking about a reopening your pond to enjoy for the warmer seasons. This time of year is great for being outdoors.  We want to help make sure that enjoyment last throughout the year, and maintenance log can help you make sure you keep pond water balanced and healthy to stop problems before they even start. Read more How to Create a Pond Maintenance Log