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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-09-2011, 04:30 AM Thread Starter
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Containing Algae.

I currently have a pond roughly 700-800 gallons with 2 Lilies in there along with some amazon frogbit. There are 4 small, 6" butterfly Koi in there along with 2 normal ones, 9".
I currently have tons of algae in there and its really starting to annoy me.
Theres so much algae that it clogs my pump to the point that I have to clean it in order for it to work!
What should I do to at least minimize the amount of algae in my pond?

Any feedback is greatly appreciated!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-09-2011, 02:52 PM
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Somehow block out the sun. Perhaps more floating plant but the koi would eventually eat them.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-09-2011, 03:32 PM
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Spot treat with H2O2 :-) ... Overdose Ecxel buy the gallon :-)

No but seriously... when I started reasearching Algae and H2O2 must of what I read was geared toward pond issues.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-09-2011, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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Well I manually removed lots of it last week and it only came back with more this time.....
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