Pond Champs Blog

April 15, 2024

Service Dates & Pond Restrictions

How will you know we serviced your pond or whether there are any pond restrictions? Treatments are every 14-18 days*. If you have already signed up, the first visit to your pond will be at some point within this timeframe. Your treatment date is determined by the routes that are created and where your pond […]

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March 14, 2024

Spring = Green!

Spring is just around the corner! With the warm weather we have been having, we have had many reports of all sorts of pond growth already this year! A pond has everything necessary to support algae growth: plenty of water, sunlight, and nutrients. Though growth can appear year-round, algaecides are not appropriate to use in […]

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February 16, 2024

How to Sign Up For Service

If you are an existing customer, you know that we have had several significant changes over the past couple of years! Though these changes have drastically improved our efficiency, it has led to some confusion on what to do & how to sign up for service. Whether you are an existing customer, or a brand […]

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January 26, 2024

Choosing a Fountain or Aerator

You have decided to add a water feature to your pond…what next? How do you know which unit works best for your situation? How do you decide what model to go with? There are key differences to note between fountains and aerators. These differences can help you narrow down your personal preference and our staff […]

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November 30, 2023

Helping Hands for Huntington Co. Humane Society

Earlier last week, the Huntington County Humane Society seized a number of severely emaciated puppies and dogs. As a smaller facility, having such a large intake at once can cause strain in spaces available and supplies. Here at Pond Champs, we are HUGE animal lovers! This situation absolutely broke our hearts. We stopped by this […]

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November 10, 2023

We’re Proud of Our Veterans!

Happy Veteran’s Day! Our new Aquatic Manager, Master Gunnery Sergeant Matthew Thorp, was honored today with the “Hometown Hero Award” in Montpelier, Ohio. With such an impressive US Marine Corps career, it is well deserved! We are proud to have Matt, along with other veterans, on our Pond Champs/Sanco staff. Thank you all for your […]

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October 26, 2023

Referrals & Discounts

Everyone loves a reduced bill! There are a couple of ways to save on your pond service with Pond Champs. Pay-in-Full Discount Before the season starts, we do offer a 3% Pay-in-Full discount. Full payment must be made or postmarked no later than March 1st to qualify. Referral Discount There is nothing that says excellent […]

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June 12, 2023

Hydrodictyon Algae

Hydrodictyon algae, also known as “water net”, is a type of algae that we don’t often see around our Northeast Indiana region. If you look closely, you can clearly see where the nickname “water net” comes from. The structure of this slimey algae looks very much like a net and typically blooms in the late […]

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March 1, 2023

Lake Service: Pricing and Referral Bonus

Our lake treatment pricing differs slightly from our pond treatment pricing. Lake treatment pricing (whether for muck, weed or algae treatments) is determined by square footage. Larger areas will be priced according to surface acres and vegetation types to be controlled. Because lakes are monitored by the Department of Natural Resources, we must first seek […]

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