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September 14, 2020

Leeches

While there is no product that directly eliminates leeches, there are a few tricks that may just help reduce their numbers in your pond or lake. A large leech population can indicate a low fish population. Leeches are almost a given in every pond, and a healthy fish population helps with leech control. One thing […]

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August 17, 2020

Water Lilies, Spadderdock, Lotus, & Water Shield

Before your pond is treated, it is always crucial for us to correctly identify the growth. Many different pond weeds can resemble one another and might need a different approach for a successful treatment. Spadderdock, water lilies, lotus, and water shield are similar in appearance and are often confused with one another. Water lilies and […]

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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 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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February 17, 2020

Pond Champs is Expanding!

We have exciting news…Pond Champs is expanding further into Northwest Ohio! We love the Findlay region so much, we thought we may as well just stick around! We are now servicing Seneca*, Wyandot*, Marion*, Union*, and Sandusky* counties. We now offer full service to Shelby, Logan, Hardin, and Fulton counties. *partially served counties If you […]

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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 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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