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Post: #490 meic
Sun Jan 02, 2005 8:29 pm

how can i stop my fish pond filling up with green algae all the time.
i have tried straw pellets from the garden centre dut they dont seem to work.
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Post: #491 Andy Hamilton
Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:47 pm

Hello there meic

Do you have any plants in your pond? A few more oxygenating plant will help. It could also be down to waste materials in the bottom of your pond simply clean it out. It can also take up to 8 weeks for barley straw to become an active organic algaecide (if that is what you are using).

hope that helps a bit
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Post: #493 Emma
Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:56 pm

I heard that ya can grow lilies and this stops algae somehow. :geek:


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