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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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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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October 7, 2019

Causes of Murky Pond Water

Murky pond water, muddy pond water, cloudy pond water…all of these problems have one common denominator: high turbidity. Turbidity is caused by suspended inorganic and/or organic particles that cause cloudy or murky water. There are different levels of turbidity too. The more floating particles, the more turbid and the cloudier the water. Murky pond water […]

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September 9, 2019

UV Lighting and Your Decorative Pond

Though we specialize in the treatment of natural and non-lined bodies of water, we receive quite a few questions regarding decorative koi ponds. There are “good” and “bad” bacteria in all bodies of water. The bad bacteria releases phosphorus, which becomes a great food source for things such as algae and other aquatic nuisances. The […]

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June 10, 2019

Treating Cattails with Catt Plex

We often receive calls from customers regarding their cattails and their treatment plan. Many people fail to understand that there are specific guidelines for being able to successfully kill off cattails. The moment you see signs of growth from the plants, you may expect a complete kill after the first treatment. Just because there is […]

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