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pond cleanup issue from vegetation
#535862 05/30/21 02:27 PM
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What is the best way to remove this from the pond? My neighbor recommended taking a bare box spring and use the metal frame to drag the vegetation from the pond?

1. How to remove it now?

2. is there a better way to manage this so it does not come back next year?

Thanks,

Craig

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I don't know what's legal there in N.Y.

Triploid Grass Carp eat it.

DIquat will kill it

Fluridone @ 45 PPB will kill it

You can use a "Weed Razor" to cut it below the surface, then rake out the leaves and stems.

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Triploid Grass Carp eat it.

I do have them we are allowed 3 of our pond. They hardly touch the amount that we have in the pond.

Craig


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