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pH And Your Pond

In this week’s video we’ll talk about pH in your pond and why it’s important to know what it is. Here’s some additional tips regarding pH.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Natural Pond Treatments

One of the most useful tools for dealing with a number of pond water quality and unwanted plant growth problems is beneficial bacteria. We talk about it a lot on this site and have long been amazed at what it can do for the overall health of a pond. We get emails quite often on […]

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How Mother Nature Affects Your Pond Algae Problem

There’s no question about it. A pond is not a static creature by any means. When you have fish and plants, the pond literally comes noticeably alive. These notable critters, and even many that you can’t see create a dynamic in a pond that’s ever changing. We’ve had an odd summer here in Iowa with […]

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Ultrasonic Algae Control Questions And Answers

In recent weeks we’ve talked a lot about the use of ultrasound for pond algae control. It’s showing tremendous promise in a number of installations and more and more pond owners are asking about it. In the video below, I’ve compiled some of the most frequent questions we get about the device and provided some […]

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Duckweed Isn’t Algae And What To Do About It

It may come as a shock to some but pond algae isn’t the only plant that can take over a pond and make life miserable for the frustrated pond owner. Of the free-floating plants that show up a lot in the summer, duckweed has to be near the top of the list. This particular growth […]

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Pond Fish And Pond Algae – Are The Two Related?

In an ongoing effort to help people with green water and pond algae problems, it would be a mistake to not include the influence of fish in the equation. In smaller ponds fish probably have more of an impact, both positive and potentially negative than anything else. On the positive side, few things can bring […]

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Green Water And The Sun

Green water problems are just another form of algae that can plague many ponds. Our approach to dealing with green water is much like it is with any other form of pond algae. If you can limit the things that help it grow, that’s a great start. In the video below we’ll address a couple […]

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Pond Plant Identification 101

Over the years we’ve talked to a lot of pond owners and one of the keys to passing on a good “diagnosis” and treatment is to figure out just what the pond owner is seeing in their pond. To put it simply, it’s of basic importance to identify what your problem is, so you can […]

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The Truth About Algaecides

For quite some time now, those of us at Pond Algae Solutions have believed that there were often better alternatives to using chemical algaecides for treating pond algae problems. From the looks of things, others are starting to embrace that philosophy too, such as the city of Naples Florida. In the fall of 2008, Naples […]

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