Tag Archives: pond weed control

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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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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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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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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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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March 1, 2019

Is Gold Pond Service For Me?

Some ponds need serviced more than once every two weeks. As a pond technician, I have worked with countless ponds. In my experience, I have found each pond to be like a person. Each pond has different needs, and responds differently to change. Because of this, sometimes you do not know what to expect until […]

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