Tag Archives: Findlay Ohio

June 1, 2020

Ponds Are Not Pools

We love to help our customers have beautiful looking ponds…but we fully support our motto of being the leaders in responsible aquatic management. It is not responsible to wipe out the pond’s ecosystem just to have weed and algae-free waters. Ponds are natural bodies of water that should in fact support some growth and life. […]

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May 18, 2020

Blue-Green Algae

Blue-green algae blooms are microscopic bacteria that occur naturally on the surface. When the environment is just right, blue-green algae will thrive. Blue-green algae blooms can create toxins that may be harmful to humans, pets, livestock, wildlife, and fish. There are many types of algae that are harmless to the environment and people around it, […]

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April 6, 2020

What Do We Do During Our Treatment Visits?

When our Pond Champions come out to service your pond, they will arrive in a marked vehicle with their products on hand, ready to go. There are several key elements that they look for before they treat. Algae Emergent weeds Submerged weeds Muck (observation) Whenever the technician notices any growth, they will use the proper […]

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March 16, 2020

Did You Know?

1.)   The largest, oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world Lake Baikal, located in Siberia, measures in at a whopping 7,838,720 surface acres and 5,387ft deep. It contains between 22% and 23% of the world’s fresh water and is estimated to be 25 million years old! 2.)   Pond vs. Lake There is no universally […]

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March 2, 2020

Early Season Algae

It’s that time of year again, and with temperatures rising, your pond may be taking on a certain swamp aesthetic. Seemingly overnight, algae may appear and turn your beautiful property feature into a true eyesore. This is understandably frustrating for our customers and is rarely due to any sort of negligence on a technician’s part. […]

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January 24, 2020

A Peek Under the Ice

Take a trip back with me to high school English class. In J. D Salinger’s, Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield ponders what happens to the fish when a pond in Central Park freezes over for the winter. As he wonders this aloud in a taxi, the surly cab driver tells him that the fish […]

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January 17, 2020

The Truth About Aquatic Herbicides: Are They Dangerous?

Some of the most common concerns new pond owners express are over the safety of wildlife, pets, and people. When they first see their technician in PPE (person protective equipment) spraying into the pond, it instantly makes them think that strong, dangerous chemicals are being used. In reality, aquatic herbicides are closely regulated by the […]

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January 13, 2020

Potable Water & Pond Treatment

More than half of Ohio residents get their drinking water from surface water sources. This results in many residential properties having their own ponds for their everyday needs. You would probably not want to take a straw to your pond water as it is now. You would first need special filtration set in place to […]

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