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Fall Pond Photo Contest

Fall Pond Photo Contest

Enter to win! Snap a photo of your fall pond and e-mail or message us your image. I will never forget that very first brisk morning after what seems like a forever summer heat in the midwest. It might be one day, or a week of breathing easy again and a calming time...

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Pond Muck: What Is It & How To Fix It

If you use your pond for swimming, but the bottom is filled with pond muck and sludge, you probably aren’t really enjoying this water feature. Pond muck isn’t just icky; it also can create hazardous conditions in your pond. Fortunately, we have a few solutions to help...

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Understanding Pond Bacteria and Pond Enzymes

If you own a pond, you probably hear people say that you need to use pond bacteria or pond enzymes to keep the water clean. Bacteria and enzymes often are used interchangeably, but they shouldn’t be as they are not the same. It’s important that pond owners know the...

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Natural Blast 101

Natural Blast 101

Healthy Ponds Natural Blast® is an all-natural beneficial bacteria that when you introduce the product into your pond it helps to reduce the excess nutrients and break down organic matter that clouds the water.  Natural Blast uses microbial treatment to naturally...

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5 Summer Pond Care Tips

As the temperatures begin to climb, this is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy your pond or lake. We know, however, that keeping pond water fresh and clean during these hot months can be tricky, but we have a few easy summer pond care tips that will allow you...

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The Difference Between Blue & Black Colorants

The Difference Between Blue & Black Colorants

Have you ever wondered what difference is between blue and black colorant? In this blog we have laid out some of the main differences between the two. Blue colorants are widely used in many ponds. Depending on the color of the water in your ponds, you will get...

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Field Observation

Submitted from the field by Mark and Braden We are well into the spring and we would like to share some observations from the field.  We are seeing reports of algae forming much earlier this year than last year.  In our area, SW Minnesota, spring was closer to normal...

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5 Essential Pond Cleaning Tools

While a pond can be an amazing water feature for any property, it does require some maintenance, especially when the weather is warm. Fortunately, we know a few tools and tricks that can help you keep your pond water as pristine as possible. Here are a few tools we...

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7 Helpful Koi Pond Cleaning Tips

If you are considering the installation of a koi pond, this is a feature that will enhance any property. It’s important, however, that you understand the work and maintenance that goes along with owning a koi pond. As manufacturers of a natural koi pond cleaner, we...

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