Green water is a constant battle with nature to stop single celled algae blooming and ruining our visual enjoyment of our pond or feature. Most feature owners will experience increased levels of green water during the summer when the pond water is warm. This is exactly the time when you would like to sit out and enjoy the view with a nice cold drink.« Back to Pond Problems
There are many ways to combat green water, unfortunately many solutions fly in the face of what you may be trying to achieve.
For example, filling the pond with plants may well reduce penetration of sunlight, thus starving the algae of the light
they need to reproduce and reducing the green effect. However, if your intention was to have a fish pond without visual
impairment, this may not be the solution for you.
There are many gadgets that promise clear water and deliver very little. Many products on the market may well stop the green water issues. They may also incorporate heavy metals which do not only kill the algae, but plants, fish and other pond inhabitants.
There are many solutions for green water and the advice you are given depends solely on who you are talking to. Why not take your advice from specialist pond consultants. We can specify the correct product, supply it to your door at very reasonable prices and if you are too busy to fit it or confused about your layout, we could even come and fit it for you.