Pond Boss Magazine
https://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
Kendal, BoomerTC35D, cjschuhmann, Teroni, EGS
18,531 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums36
Topics41,016
Posts558,544
Members18,532
Most Online3,612
Jan 10th, 2023
Top Posters
esshup 28,606
ewest 21,513
Cecil Baird1 20,043
Bill Cody 15,160
Who's Online Now
2 members (Boondoggle, mkey), 294 guests, and 309 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 65
P
Member
OP Offline
Member
P
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 65
Are yearly (every spring) fert programs in a pond enough to prevent the dreaded pond scum from getting a foothold in a 1-2 acre pond or is regular treatment something that will need to be done as well even in a properly fertilized pond this size. I have another question about water temps and when to fert but I'll save that for another time. Thanks for any feedback.

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 15,160
Likes: 494
B
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
Offline
Moderator
Ambassador
Field Correspondent
Lunker
B
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 15,160
Likes: 494
Pfdreams. Good idea to save the other questions for separate posts. It allows better organization within the forum.

I'm pretty sure that what temp to fertilize has been mentioned. Before asking do a search of most of the topics you should find it. Instructions for doing a search are listed in "faq" at the very top right side.


aka Pond Doctor & Dr. Perca Read Pond Boss Magazine -
America's Journal of Pond Management
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 65
P
Member
OP Offline
Member
P
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 65
Hey Bill,
Thanks for the feedback; I almost always do a search before I ask a question. My search did come up with a few posts on water temps and when to fert but my question, "Are proper fert treatments during the warm season enough to prevent pond scum from getting a foot hold" was my question. I haven't found any posts directly answering this question. The post from Lusk commenting on Southern Exellence did remind me that if a pond is always being flushed out, it will be difficult to keep it fertilized and as he mentioned small brush began to grow on this pond. I tell ya', that just reiterates what you guys are always saying about pond management being a total balancing act. Thanks


Link Copied to Clipboard
Today's Birthdays
CityDad, DiamondDave, the stick
Recent Posts
What did you do at your pond today?
by Boondoggle - 05/19/24 12:35 AM
Can a pond lose just one species of fish?
by Boondoggle - 05/18/24 11:58 PM
Trapping the Crays
by Boondoggle - 05/18/24 05:17 PM
What Kind of Moss?
by FishinRod - 05/18/24 04:37 PM
Spotfin Shiners - Habitat, Cover and Structure
by canyoncreek - 05/17/24 11:57 AM
recommendations for northern YP/SMB/BT pond
by H20fwler - 05/17/24 10:51 AM
Bird Deter for patio furniture....
by Energymble - 05/17/24 04:46 AM
BG sex?
by Bill Cody - 05/16/24 08:50 PM
Spawn Identification
by Fishingadventure - 05/16/24 05:03 PM
Pest Control around Pond
by Bennettrand - 05/16/24 02:56 PM
Happy Birthday Bob-O
by Pat Williamson - 05/16/24 07:53 AM
Optimal vs. Purina
by gehajake - 05/16/24 07:26 AM
Newly Uploaded Images
Eagles Over The Pond Yesterday
Eagles Over The Pond Yesterday
by Tbar, December 10
Deer at Theo's 2023
Deer at Theo's 2023
by Theo Gallus, November 13
Minnow identification
Minnow identification
by Mike Troyer, October 6
Sharing the Food
Sharing the Food
by FishinRod, September 9
Nice BGxRES
Nice BGxRES
by Theo Gallus, July 28
Snake Identification
Snake Identification
by Rangersedge, July 12

� 2014 POND BOSS INC. all rights reserved USA and Worldwide

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5