Tag Archives: Ohio Pond Service

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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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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April 29, 2021

Spring Pond Weed Treatments

Sunlight + water…that’s all you need for anything to grow! You may be seeing weed growth in and around the pond, but that does not mean it is time to spray. There are several factors that must be met before having a successful pond weed treatment. Without the appropriate air temperature, water temperature, or weather […]

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February 15, 2021

Pond Champs is Expanding…Again!

Every year, the Pond Champs family grows more and more. This year, we are excited to announce that we are inching closer to the Indianapolis area! Though we are not quite to Indy itself just yet, we are now signing up and offering full service to customers in the Northern Indianapolis area, such as: Hamilton, […]

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November 16, 2020

Winter Weeds & Algae

Winter temperatures mean that nothing will grow in your pond, right? Wrong! Even in winter, algae and weeds are capable of growing in your pond. Maintaining your pond throughout the winter allows for better control over growth that will appear in the spring. Since our season wraps up at the end of October, this blog […]

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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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