Tag Archives: Hancock County Ohio pond treatment

September 12, 2022

Islands

Does your pond have an island? Islands add a whimsical, interesting, and inviting look to your pond. They are a fun feature to your property, but they can bring challenges to pond owners! It can be hard to access some islands. Pond weeds, and sometimes algae and other growth like sponges, love to grow around […]

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July 27, 2022

Is it live or dead growth?

A pond has everything necessary to support algae and weed growth: plenty of water, sunlight, and nutrients. Some ponds offer more sunlight and nutrients than other ponds, causing the fight against them to be difficult. Just because there is something in the pond doesn’t necessarily mean it is live growth! The best indicator of this […]

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May 24, 2022

2nd Annual Ponds & Paws Donation Drive

Pond Champs is proud to announce our second annual Ponds & Paws, a month-long donation drive to benefit Humane Fort Wayne! During the month of June, several locations will be continuously collecting donations greatly needed by our furry friends at Humane Fort Wayne. The items needed are: dry cat & dog food peanut butter paper […]

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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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March 7, 2022

Dog Champs: Your Dog & Our Services

Ponds and dogs – they almost seem synonymous! Our team of Pond Champs loves your canines and we even carry treats for them! While most dogs we meet are friendly, there are circumstances in which a loose canine can hinder or even prevent us from treating your pond. If your dog runs loose on your […]

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February 14, 2022

NEW SERVICE! Water Testing with Pond Champs

To some, a pond might just be a pond, but in reality water quality is very subjective to surrounding environmental influences. Some of these factors can make for unsafe conditions for using the pond as a potable water source, irrigation, or for activities like swimming or fishing. Some things that may look out of the […]

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November 24, 2021

Pond Dyes

Why do we love pond dye? Many think it’s just for aesthetics, but it has more purpose than that! Pond dye can help improve your pond water’s quality and clarity. When you decide to forgo pond dye, this not only unlocks the door for weeds & algae, but opens the door wide open for them […]

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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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June 14, 2021

Mosquito Prevention With Pond Maintenance

Shallow waters can easily become a breeding ground for mosquitoes in the summertime. Having  your pond maintained and keeping it clean can help lower the mosquito population. Make sure you do the following: Have a fish population present in the pond. They like to feed on mosquitoes and their eggs/larvae, and can make a huge […]

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