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#514118 - 11/18/19 11:42 AM Best Muck Reducer
csc5q Offline


Registered: 04/18/19
Posts: 1
Loc: SC
Any suggestions on the most effective/cost effective natural bacteria muck reducer?

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#514119 - 11/18/19 01:24 PM Re: Best Muck Reducer [Re: csc5q]
liquidsquid Offline


Registered: 11/20/11
Posts: 1990
Loc: East Bloomfield, NY USA
You will need to get O2 to where you want the muck removed in addition to whatever you are planing to add, if anything. Plan on aeration to pull O2 down to the muck layer to help digest the organics. There are a lot of resources here to help you choose and install a system.

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#514135 - 11/19/19 08:25 AM Re: Best Muck Reducer [Re: liquidsquid]
john kelsey Offline


Registered: 04/15/12
Posts: 156
Loc: mi.
That is what I always wondered. Why isn't there some natural form of material to dissolve the muck? That don't cost a arm and a leg.

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#514144 - 11/19/19 09:50 AM Re: Best Muck Reducer [Re: csc5q]
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Registered: 11/20/11
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Loc: East Bloomfield, NY USA
Oxygen stuffed in the right spot tends to be generally free ;-). It is getting it there that is not. But if a pond has a good deal of muck build-up, it is time to get aeration anyhow for the benefit of the fish and to prevent a fish kills when the weather turns quickly.

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