Tag Archives: pond weed growth

April 15, 2024

Service Dates & Pond Restrictions

How will you know we serviced your pond or whether there are any pond restrictions? Treatments are every 14-18 days*. If you have already signed up, the first visit to your pond will be at some point within this timeframe. Your treatment date is determined by the routes that are created and where your pond […]

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June 12, 2023

Hydrodictyon Algae

Hydrodictyon algae, also known as “water net”, is a type of algae that we don’t often see around our Northeast Indiana region. If you look closely, you can clearly see where the nickname “water net” comes from. The structure of this slimey algae looks very much like a net and typically blooms in the late […]

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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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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 […]

Pond Maintenance 101
March 4, 2021

Flag Recycling Program

At Pond Champs, our vision is to transform, nurture, and preserve lakes and ponds. Throughout our services, we attempt to be environmentally responsible in all aspects of pond management that we can control. We have implemented several standards to aid in our green ideals. We walk around the pond instead of driving equipment around when […]

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