String Algae in my Pond

Our 1,500 gallon pond is full of String Algae. This garden project has moved to the top of the list!

Author: tjsgarden

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  1. After carefully putting in a liquid treatment that would not harm the fish, I waited 2 days and now I can begin to scoop the loose algae out. It looks like green spaghetti. Many municipal water supplies are loaded with nitrates and phosphates right out of the tap. Prime algae food! I’ll be researching for a water treatment and shopping for some plants to add to the pond. UV light is supposed to work miracles with algae, I replaced the old pond filter/pump with one of the best on the market that has a UV light. Let’s see what happens…

    ** I’ve heard H2O2 works like a charm on string algae but not other kinds. With the fish I’m not sure about H202.


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