Water Feature Algae Control - Rock & Liner

Water Feature Algae Control - Rock & Liner

The 3 most common algae types we see in rock and liner ecosystem ponds are commonly referred to as hair algae, string algae, and green water algae also known as pea soup algae. Many people want to kill algae in a pond. We understand your pain but the presence of green algae simply means your pond is out out balance. Alage is naturally introduced by Mother Nature as her solution to fix an your out of balance pond. If you really want to kill it with products that is certainly your choice but understand that this quick fix may lead to a disruption of the struggling ecosystem and invite recurring algae problems. Algicide and Algae Killing Products are not the best pond algae solution in the long run. Algae in a pond can be addressed in a multitude of ways and speaking with a pond professional is your best option. Without understanding why you have alage you are just through money and guesses at the problem. What works great for one pond may not work for another. An experience pond maintenance professional will likely need to see your pond in person to get the whole picture and get the the root of the cause. You may have multiple issues. Simple options may include proper consistent pond care and maintenance strategies, taking into consideration your fsh and plants, filtration aeration, general construction, and... well there is so much more to consider. Controlling algae is a better then fighting it. For real problemed ponds your pond pro may suggest a UV clarifier or Ionizer but that is case by case. Try not to stress out too much and contact a pro. By the way that little fuzzy hair algae on your stone and gravel... that is your ponds best friend, do not kill it.
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