22 04, 2021

Blue Green Algae in Ponds | Treating Cyanobacteria Harmful Algae Blooms


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
9 02, 2021

Oxygen Depletion and Pond Aeration


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


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


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
27 10, 2020

Dangerous Algal Blooms Becoming More Common


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

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