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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, Wood, Lucas, and Fulton counties. *partially served county […]

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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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November 13, 2019

SEASONAL HELP WANTED!

Now hiring for our 2020 treatment season, no experience necessary. Start date would be in May-June, depending on our needs and your schedule. We are a small, but growing company looking for hard working technicians. This role is predominantly a seasonal role but may progress into a full time position based on performance. The position will […]

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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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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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