Aquashade Pond Dye – What Are The Advantages Of Using This Compound?

Aquashade weed control method

There are many uses for Aquashade pond dye. The main reason for its use is to eliminate unwanted aquatic weeds from water ponds. The dye prevents sunlight from penetrating to the bottom of the water pond where unwanted weeds are growing. This hampers the growth of the plants. How it works: The shade that the dye creates in the pond traps some parts of the light spectrum that are important for the process of photosynthesis (the process through which plants … Read more

Aquashade: Who Are You And What Do You Do?

Aquashade Products

Aquashade is a combination of blue, orange and yellow dyes used in contained ponds and aquariums. Aquashade is EPA registered as a safe addition to water for the purposes of slowing down or stopping underwater weed and to control algae growth. Why should I use Aquashade? The main purpose for using aquashade is to stop the sun rays from reaching the plants and the algae by blocking out vital ultra violet rays from them. How does Aquashade control algae growth? … Read more

Why Does Your Pond Require Aerated Water?

Water Aeration

There are an abundance of living organisms in the body of water you see in your pond. Your goldfish together with plants and algae all live and feed on the different types of organisms floating in the water. All life is vitally dependent on oxygen and oxygen is essential for a healthy pond environment. In an aerated pond, a compressor is used to provide oxygen through the process of diffused aeration. According to Wikipedia, ponds for keeping aquatic animals often rely … Read more

How To Choose The Best Pond Liners?

pond liner

Choosing pond liners can be hard. It’s important to be armed with the correct information to make the best decision. If you’re deciding whether to have a concrete floor or to use a pond liner, more often than not it’s a safer option to go with a pond liner. They’re not nearly as expensive as having a concrete floor poured in the pond. As making a decision between a concrete floor and a pond liner will be based on several factors, … Read more