22 04, 2021

Blue Green Algae in Ponds | Treating Cyanobacteria Harmful Algae Blooms

2021-04-22T12:35:54-04:00

As the weather gets warmer you may see blue-green algae forming in your pond. This blue-green algae may be caused by toxic cyanobacteria. This noxious form of aquatic growth can be extremely harmful to aquatic life, including fish, as well as children, pets, and farm animals who come into contact [...]

Blue Green Algae in Ponds | Treating Cyanobacteria Harmful Algae Blooms2021-04-22T12:35:54-04:00
19 02, 2021

Why Pond Filtration is So Important

2021-04-22T12:42:37-04:00

Pond Filtration 101 Water quality is one of the most essential factors to maintaining a healthy pond or water garden. This is especially true if you have it stocked with fish and aquatic plants. In order to keep your water quality in good condition a good pond filtration system is [...]

Why Pond Filtration is So Important2021-04-22T12:42:37-04:00
9 02, 2021

Oxygen Depletion and Pond Aeration

2021-04-22T13:16:09-04:00

LOW OXYGEN AND POND AERATION William A. Wurts, State Specialist for Aquaculture Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program www.ca.uky.edu/wkrec/Wurtspage.htm Water can only hold a limited amount of oxygen. That is determined by atmospheric pressure, temperature and salinity. In a natural setting, oxygen is added to water by atmospheric diffusion at [...]

Oxygen Depletion and Pond Aeration2021-04-22T13:16:09-04:00
8 02, 2021

Treating Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Your Pond

2021-04-22T13:08:13-04:00

Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in your pond - also known as  Harmful Cyanobacteria Algae Blooms - can happen in your pond when  surface temperature increases and excessive nutrients are available. Cyanobacteria is a prehistoric life form and is rather fascinating because it  has the ability to make it's own food [...]

Treating Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Your Pond2021-04-22T13:08:13-04:00
3 02, 2021

Save Your Dog

2021-04-22T12:56:43-04:00

Cyanobacteria Harmful Algae Blooms (cyanoHABs) are occurring more often and in water bodies that use to be safe for dogs.  It's not easy to determine if the cyanobacteria bloom is toxic by just looking at the water, laboratory testing is required.  Assume it's toxic and keep your dog away if [...]

Save Your Dog2021-04-22T12:56:43-04:00
3 11, 2020

Toxicology of Microsystins – California EPA Report – Cyanobacteria

2021-02-10T15:50:26-05:00

From the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment Microcystins: January 2009 - A brief overview of their toxicity and effects, with special reference to fish, wildlife, and livestock. Ecotoxicology Program Integrated Risk Assessment Branch Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment California Environmental Protection Agency Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green [...]

Toxicology of Microsystins – California EPA Report – Cyanobacteria2021-02-10T15:50:26-05:00
2 11, 2020

Study: Toxic Algae Blooms Possibly Linked to Lou Gehrig’s Disease

2021-02-10T15:52:30-05:00

REPORT: Are Algae Blooms Linked to Lou Gehrig's Disease? Scientific American  - Environmental Health News Reports: (SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN) December 11, 2014 - Medical researchers are now uncovering clues that appear to link some cases of ALS to people’s proximity to lakes and coastal waters. About five years ago, doctors at [...]

Study: Toxic Algae Blooms Possibly Linked to Lou Gehrig’s Disease2021-02-10T15:52:30-05:00
30 10, 2020

NY Finger Lakes Toxic Algae Bloom Report 2020

2021-02-10T15:54:06-05:00

FingerLakes1.Com Reports: (SENECA FALLS, NY - October 29, 2020) On the morning of July 4, Cayuga Lake’s first suspected harmful algal bloom of the season was spotted on the shoreline near the Beacon Bay Marina at the lake’s northeastern tip. Tests showed that its water samples easily exceeded the state’s [...]

NY Finger Lakes Toxic Algae Bloom Report 20202021-02-10T15:54:06-05:00
27 10, 2020

Dangerous Algal Blooms Becoming More Common

2021-02-10T15:56:16-05:00

REPORT: Sounding the Toxic Algae Alarm NC Health News Reports: Swallowing or swimming in water during a dangerous bloom can produce skin rashes, liver injury and neurological changes. Toxic algae metabolites can also harm or kill pets and livestock. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality confirmed the presence of [...]

Dangerous Algal Blooms Becoming More Common2021-02-10T15:56:16-05:00
21 10, 2020

Is There a Link Between Cyanobacteria and ALS?

2021-02-10T15:57:41-05:00

REPORT: Could there be a link between Cyanobacteria and ALS? New Hampshire lakes, scientists are exploring idea WMUR Reports: LEBANON, N.H. — Doctors and scientists at Dartmouth College and the University of New Hampshire are among a team exploring whether environmental toxins may be related to neurodegenerative diseases. They have [...]

Is There a Link Between Cyanobacteria and ALS?2021-02-10T15:57:41-05:00

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