Every year as soon as the weather warms up and the sun comes out we are faced with a bloom of fibrous or slimy green algae, green-water or duckweed. If you are experiencing blanket weed problems or green algae forming, try and get ahead of it by purchasing one of our pond water treatment products as they are sure to clear out your pond.
There are many different pond water algae treatments available to solve these problems, all of which are pesticide free and harmless to fish and wild-life.
Some treatments are based on a old remedy of Barley Straw as a natural product, others are a bi-product in the form of a liquid extract. CLOVER-LEAF voted two years running in " koi-magazine " works by reducing minerals and enzymes.
All treatments respond better when the water is aerated.
If you are suffering with blanket weed problems, get in contact with our specialists and we will advise you on the best pond water treatment product for you.
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