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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-25-2013, 07:44 AM Thread Starter
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I got lik a 700 gallon pond

And it's full of algae. How do I kill it and make my pond clear again. I built it last year at my grandparents house. Now they need me to help get it clear again

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-25-2013, 09:15 AM
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Poison

For that size pond I'd use an algae killer

These people have been around for a long time, and I've dealt with them successfully. Not used any of their algae products, mo ponjd is too small for what they sell.

http://www.tricker.com/index.php?sid...--string=algae

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Go to Wal-Mart & get a quart bottle of 3% hydrogen peroxide for only $0.88. Any drug store would also have it.


Are their fish in there ? If so then do not add more than 2 tbsp / 10gal. Make sure you add it all over and mix it in (use a paddle or something)Hopefully you have a water fall or fountain on it. If so, makes sure it's running full blast when adding the peroxide. Allow to dwell & mix for 15 min (20min max) then perform at least a 50% water change.

Best method if no fish then pour in more peroxide. I emptied a full quart into my pond (~80 -100 gal) and the algae will fizz, eventually turn white/grey die (takes a day or so). Wait about a week then use a rake to remove it.
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Thank you guys ill try the hydrogen peroxide

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Go to whatever pond supply store is near you and get a couple barley bales. They will help to clear up the water and keep algae in check>

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