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Green water is a problem that many pond keepers have to deal with, especially in the summer months.
You may be new to pond keeping or your pond may be in its twentieth year, but all of a sudden you might start to notice Blanket Weed invading your pond.
If you have experienced Duckweed in your pond then you may feel quite passionately about how much of a nuisance it can become over time. Once introduced it becomes very tricky to remove, so if you have experienced it once then you are probably still experiencing it! We regularly meet pond keepers desperate to rid their ponds of the tiny green plants, but from time to time we also meet individuals that want to introduce it to their pond environment.
The water in your pond is going through a series of biological transformations constantly. In fact you could almost think of it as living. Understandably maintaining a decent quality of water is therefore an ongoing task, not only is it beneficial to the appearance of your pond but essential to the health of your fish.
For many pond keepers their fish have become part of their family, growing up alongside their children and developing personality characteristics. However when fish develop health problems, they can’t be taken to a vet like other family pets. It becomes the Pond keeper’s responsibility to diagnose and treat their aquatic friends. We’ve put together this list of symptoms to assist you with diagnosis and treatment suggestions to help you decide on the best course of action.
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