Tag Archives: Northeast Indiana

December 14, 2020

Winter Pond-scaping

  Though pond maintenance practically comes to a halt due to winter’s cold temperatures in the Midwest, this time of year is perfect to do some sprucing up! One of the best times to remove small brush and shrubs from around your pond is during the winter. The lack of leaves and branches allow for […]

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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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September 14, 2020

Leeches

While there is no product that directly eliminates leeches, there are a few tricks that may just help reduce their numbers in your pond or lake. A large leech population can indicate a low fish population. Leeches are almost a given in every pond, and a healthy fish population helps with leech control. One thing […]

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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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March 16, 2020

Did You Know?

1.)   The largest, oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world Lake Baikal, located in Siberia, measures in at a whopping 7,838,720 surface acres and 5,387ft deep. It contains between 22% and 23% of the world’s fresh water and is estimated to be 25 million years old! 2.)   Pond vs. Lake There is no universally […]

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October 7, 2019

Causes of Murky Pond Water

Murky pond water, muddy pond water, cloudy pond water…all of these problems have one common denominator: high turbidity. Turbidity is caused by suspended inorganic and/or organic particles that cause cloudy or murky water. There are different levels of turbidity too. The more floating particles, the more turbid and the cloudier the water. Murky pond water […]

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