Know Your Water Garden

Water Garden – After First Treatment

AFTER FIRST TREATMENT in an area Decorative Water Garden. The follow-up picture of the decorative Water Garden featured in the Post of May 24, 2013 demonstrates significant results in algae reduction and water clarity. However, the Water Garden received only one treatment of Ultra Water Garden ZIP due to the owners being out of town…

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Water Garden – Before…

05/24/2013 BEFORE TREATMENT BEGAN in an area Decorative Water Garden. The pictured Decorative Water Garden is an example of a heavy algae growth that inhibits water clarity. Water clarity is very desirable in a decorative pond or water garden. Total phosphorus and total nitrogen are nutrients that act as fertilizers and promote algae growth in ponds…

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Maintaining Healthy Fish

To maintain healthy fish in a decorative pond, water garden or lake it is necessary to have the proper dissolved oxygen levels to maintain a desirable environment for your aquatic life. Organics such as fecal matter, wasted feed, dead algae, grass and leaves not only pollute the pond or lake but also may reduce the…

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Know Your Water Garden – Intro

A water garden has, simplistically speaking, five major components; Fish, Water, Pond, Nutrition and Management. Each of the components will be addressed over the next few weeks. The right quality and quantity of water in the system is needed to support a healthy population of fish. Please come back to learn more. Thank you Lillypons…

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The 1st Water Garden Component: THE FISH

The First Component is of course… THE FISH. Each species of fish have their own preferred water temperature for optimum viability and growth. Other constraining factors include (1) Dissolved Oxygen, (2) pH, (3) Stocking Density and (4) Ammonia-Nitrogen. Ultra Water Garden ZIP has two functions; it removes organic waste and activates the biological filter that…

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