How Do You Get Rid of Cyanobacteria in a Lake?

How Do You Get Rid of Cyanobacteria in a Lake?

When most people hear the word “algae,” they imagine a dark green, murky pool of water. However, algae can vary greatly in appearance. One particular type of algae, cyanobacteria, often looks as if paint or pea soup was dumped into the water. This deceptive appearance...
The Science Behind Aquatic Planting

The Science Behind Aquatic Planting

Take a stroll by a local pond or lake, and you’ll likely encounter a variety of plants thriving both in and around the water. Nature has a way of populating bodies of water with a diverse range of plants. Some, like water lilies and cattails, add beauty and...
The Best Natural Algae Control Methods

The Best Natural Algae Control Methods

Algae growth is a common problem for many pond owners. While a natural part of aquatic ecosystems, it can rapidly overgrow when conditions are right and adversely affect your pond’s health and aesthetics. When excessive algae blooms occur, your pond water may...
Common Types of Algae

Common Types of Algae

When you own a pond or a lake, algae inevitably becomes a part of the aquatic ecosystem. These microscopic organisms are not inherently harmful. In fact, algae are unicellular or multicellular forms of life that play an integral role in food chains and nutrient...