Fish Health

Spring-time Fish Health: Spring is an arduous time for fishes everywhere.  The changing environment puts a great deal of stress on all of our aquatic creatures.  These changes include temperature,…

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Summer Ponds!

Hello again ..... Your friendly neighborhood pond Biologist here to shepherd you through these hot summer months where all of your hard work in the spring and fall allow you…

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Summertime Algal Blooms

Hello all, Thanks for taking the time to read my articles, I appreciate it. Anyhoo.... Summertime algae: Hot sticky weather is perfect for growing algae.  Whether you own a pond…

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Spring Pond Cleanout!

Spring pond cleanout:   Hello, welcome to my blog here at Midwestpond.com.  I plan to periodically bring up subjects that are common to the pond industry and maybe delve a…

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Filamentous Algae

What is up my friends? Filamentous algae: Otherwise known as: Horsehair, cotton candy, pond scum, moss (though there are aquatic mosses that can be a big issue too)..... The nuisance…

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Planktonic Algae

Good day all.... Planktonic Algae Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)                       Green Planktonic   They are widely diversified in form. Planktonic…

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