Tag Archives: Northwest Ohio

January 31, 2020

Referrals

There is nothing that says excellent service like a referral.  We usually get referrals from our current customers, so we decided to start rewarding our current customers for passing our name along.  If you refer a friend and they sign up, we will issue a certificate for 10% off your next year’s pond service.   […]

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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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December 23, 2019

Now a Sponsor of the SPCA!

It’s the season of giving, which makes it a great time for this special announcement! Pond Champs is now partnering with the Allen County SPCA to help our four legged friends while they wait for their furever homes! The Allen County SPCA is the county’s only non-profit animal shelter, which means that their organization survives […]

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December 11, 2019

Winter Pond Safety

Most people associate ponds with summer fun, however, there are many activities that you can use your pond for in the winter too. Summer pond safety is common knowledge, but when it comes to winter pond safety people are typically a little less knowledgeable. Here are some tips to keep you safe while using your […]

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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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August 5, 2019

My Pond Algae is Worse than My Neighbor’s

It is human nature to compare. We compare our homes, cars, kids… so why wouldn’t you compare your pond to your neighbors? “My neighbors pond is beautiful and mine is covered in pond algae…WHY?” No two ponds are the same and to expect the same conditions in two different ponds is absurd. Pond algae treatment […]

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