Posts Tagged ‘pond’

Backyard Pond – Algae (Stocking Rate)

Q: I have a 500 gallon fish pond with 25 goldfish. It has green algae in it. How can I control the algae? A: I think you have too many fish for the pond….and the presence of green algae confirms...

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Irrigation – Pumping from a Stream or Pond

Q: I have a creek that runs in the back of my property, roughly 12 – 22 inches deep. I would like to get some type of pump that I could use to water my lawn from the creek. The...

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Pond – Fertilizer

Q: Is there a fertilizer made specifically for lakes? I’ve heard of lawn fertilizer and garden fertilizer and houseplant fertilizer but is there a special product for lakes? Please respond soon – a colleague and I have a twelve-pack of...

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Fish Ponds – Managing

Q: I purchased a house with a 2 acre lake. What do I need to know about managing it and keeping weeds out? A: The first thing to determine is the nutrient quality of the water in your lake. You...

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Lake and Pond Management

Q: I am on a three acre lake in Roswell. A developer put in a road on the other side of the lake and in so doing, he in filled along about 400 feet of the shoreline. Fill is red...

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Mosquito Fern – Control

Q: Do you know how to control mosquito fern, Azolla caroliniana? It has completely covered the surface of my backyard ornamental frog pond. I’ve used a net to skim off much of it, but it reproduces so quickly that it...

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