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May 16, 2022

Retention Ponds

The differences between retention ponds and personal ponds are important in understanding how to manage them. Often a home owner in a homeowner’s association will falsely believe that their property is located on a pond. However, truth be told, they are actually living on a retention pond or retention basin. There is one major difference […]

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March 18, 2022

New for the 2022 Season

Each year before the season begins, we look back and analyze where and what we can do better for both the business and for you, our customer. These changes will not only help us become more efficient and update-to-date with our practices, but also help us serve you better throughout our treatment season. Due to […]

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January 20, 2022

NEW! Refer a Friend

There is nothing that says excellent service like a referral. We typically get referrals from current customers, so we decided to offer our current customers a reward for passing our name along. If you refer a friend or family and they sign up, you will receive $50.00 and (1) free Muck Treatment towards the following […]

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August 30, 2021

Coontail Pond Weed

Coontail is a common native freshwater plant that stays completely submersed and is more commonly found earlier on in the pond treatment season. Coontail is one of the only pants that can pollinate completely under water. This plant is free floating, but the leaf structure will modify to allow the plant to attach to the […]

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July 12, 2021

Pond Turnovers

A pond turnover is a natural event that can occur in any pond. The oxygen-rich upper layer of the pond drops and mixes with the bottom layers of the pond, which lack oxygen and are full of toxic gasses and muck. This reduces the overall oxygen levels that are often times insufficient for fish survival. […]

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May 20, 2021

It’s Just a Pond: Customer Expectations

Spring time is notoriously rough on ponds. Unfavorable temperatures and weather can hinder some of our applications ineffective, which can be understandably frustrating to pond owners. We feel your pain! As we are leaving cooler days behind and headed towards summer, one of our most important steps to pond management is to manage customer expectations. […]

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October 12, 2020

Before & After: Pond Transformations

It is always amazing to see the transformation our customer’s ponds make with service throughout the season. Correctly identifying the growth, having the right products, knowing how much to use, and having consistency with treatments are the key elements in how Pond Champs transforms your pond into the most popular feature on your property. Just […]

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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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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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March 25, 2019

Early Spring Weed and Algae Spikes are Expected

After a lengthy winter, your pond may look a little like your garage: messy and full of unwanted items. In other words, once the weather warms up consistently in the spring you may notice that your pond is now full of weeds and algae. This is mainly due to three factors: 1. Sunlight/Water temperature increase […]

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