How to Control Green Pond Water Problems

May be a pond keeper must have gone through all the ways of cleaning green pond water but still no gain. Cleaning fish pond dirty green water by natural methods, is very much possible, it just requires little patience, hard work, and time to get it resolve. Natural ways should be first attempted to treat algae so that the pond life is not affected. So, to be sure to make you solution work you better work on the cause for algal bloom simply by following below given steps:-

Steps

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    Have only one inch of fish per ten gallons of water. Your fish can affect the pond water quality. First of all the number fish should be according to the pond size because the organic waste will be more with more fish.
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    Avoid direct sunlight as green water is due to small algae cell. when these small algae cells come in contact with sunlight produce algae by photosynthesis.
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    Use pond bacteria to treat green pond water. These are biological bacteria which are already present in the pond work by decomposing the organic waste quickly, so they help to reduce the nutrients for the algae.
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    Control amount of nitrates and phosphates as it is very harmful for the pond’s ecosystem and helps in algae growth. These are food sources for algae.
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    Regularly clean all the debris which gets settled down at the bottom of the pond.
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    Use plenty of aquatic plants. Aquatic plants in the pond have a huge impact on growing green algae cells as algae require sunlight for its survival so, when aquatic plants restrict the amount of sunlight, green algae causing cells are prohibited.
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    Consider using UV clarifiers to help in pond green water treatment. It does not harm the pond and aquatic life in any way.
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    Consider water dyes to help as they block direct UV rays coming from sun.

Tips

  • Besides treating the algae with natural ways, chemical ways are also there but should be opted at last ; as the chemical treatment shows very quick result but sometimes are not at all safe for the pond’s life.
  • To control green pond water, various solutions and treatments are ready there. The owner just needs to go through the situation of his pond and choose the right option to treat the green water and green algae.
  • Pond cover net and natural trees shade have a very good impact on green water control but for this your ponds should be situated in where there are large big trees or plants.

Warnings

  • Do not avoid green water problem as they are just small algae cells and can helps in algal bloom in your pond which is harmful to your fish as well as aquatic life.

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