Large ponds and lakes, despite their size, need the same
attention and care that small backyard ponds require. However, treatments
typically need to be performed on a much larger scale.
What Kinds of
Treatments Do Large Ponds and Lakes Require?
Like their smaller counterparts, large ponds and lakes can
suffer from algae growth, bacteria scarcity and muck buildup. Unlike smaller
bodies of water, large ponds and lakes are difficult to clean manually; that’s
why prevention is the key in maintaining a healthy, clean environment where
plants and fish can thrive.
Large ponds and lakes are often likely to receive ample
amounts of sunlight, which promotes algae growth. Algae growth and sludge
buildup contribute to low beneficial bacteria levels, further deteriorating the
water quality and clarity.
Many large pond owners choose to treat their water with:
While there are a number of “quick fixes” for algae
overgrowth, a lack of bacteria and a buildup of harmful sludge, the best way to
keep your large pond or lake healthy is to prevent these conditions from
occurring. Typically, with the right treatments, keeping your pond healthy,
clear and clean is a simple process that only requires you to take the proper