"Growing long Strings of Yuck in the Pond?"
this Issue: January 26, 2007
<> Ugly, stringy Stuff growing in the Pond NOW?
<> Special Features on our Website
<> Fun (Pond) Fact
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Ugly, stringy Stuff growing in the
"stuff" is called by many
time of year (winter) it can grow
at amazing speed!
cause is a low concentration of beneficial
bacteria due to the low water temperatures
and simultaneous over-abundance of
nutrients (sludge in the bottom of
the pond, decaying leaves and other
algae growth can take vital oxygen
away from the fish, especially if
the pond gets covered by ice and snow.
are rememdies available that work
even in colder temperatures:
One" beneficial bacteria is not
temperature sensitive and will help
get rid of excess nutrients in the
Restor" will clean off the stuff
coating the rocks in the pond
Balance" will disolve the long
strings growing so profusely!
of these helpful products can be found
Special Features on our Website
have been putting lots of fun stuff
(in addition to all the helpful information)
on our website for you! Check out
our "Fun Nature Sounds"
Page, for example... ready for you
to download and burn to cd. There
is also a page with pond games. Just
go to http://www.pondmarket.com
and scroll down the LEFT side menu!
Fun (Pond) Fact
growth hormone produced in a Koi's
body is partially controlled by the
amount of sunlight he is exposed to.
The amount of growth hormone produced
directly influences the size and body
shape of the Koi.