Tag Archives: pond service

August 15, 2022

Swans & Geese

Geese can be okay in small numbers, but they can quickly turn any pond into a mess! They leave droppings everywhere, build nests near the pond or lake and become aggressive, and bring in intrusive plants and organisms – even leeches! They are not typically welcomed guests at a pond for these reasons. If you […]

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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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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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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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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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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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