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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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February 12, 2019

Outside Factors Can Hinder Treatment Efforts

Several outside factors can affect pond maintenance efforts: stagnant water, discarding debris into pond, fertilizer runoff, and shoreline maintenance. Make sure there is some sort of surface agitation of aeration. While some bodies of water are aerated naturally, most ponds would benefit from mechanical aeration. This will help prevent three factors that will cause an […]

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