Pond Boss Magazine
https://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
BakyBa, NinjaB, Adam KS, Nick5768, septamello
17,446 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums36
Topics39,178
Posts531,967
Members17,447
Most Online3,583
Jan 15th, 2020
Top Posters
esshup 25,753
ewest 20,724
Cecil Baird1 20,043
Bill Cody 13,828
Who's Online Now
7 members (esshup, FishinRod, RAH, Paul252013, MrsGumby, highflyer, Sunil), 238 guests, and 104 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 106
Likes: 9
B
Brad346 Offline OP
OP Offline
B
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 106
Likes: 9
My neighboring subdivision never really paid much attention to their ponds until they had a total fish kill and “moss” started plugging up their irrigation pipe. I went and looked at their ponds today. Here is Doc’s pond.
[Linked Image from ]
[Linked Image from ]

I’m pretty sure this is chara and and other algae.

The other pond was overrun with what I believe is duckweed. I have not had dealings with it before. Can those here confirm my identifications and give me some ideas for dealing with the duckweed.

[Linked Image from ]
[Linked Image from ]

Neither of the ponds have fish at the moment. Docs pond will after we get the algae under control, but for the moment a nuclear option for both ponds is on the table.

As always, thanks for the help.


Brad
1.5 acre pond with LMB, BG, BCP, CC, FHM and lots of crayfish, unknown type. .5 acre pond with FHM and GSF. 12 acre irrigation reservoir that I don't know what to do with. New pond, roughly 1.5 acres. Pond Boss Subscriber.
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 2,984
Likes: 72
A
Offline
A
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 2,984
Likes: 72
Brad, did you smell a distinctive musty/sulfur odor from the pondweed? If so, likely chara. If not, perhaps southern naiad.


8ac, full 3/16. CNBG, RES, FHM 10/15; TP 5/16; FLMB 6/16. 100 12" NLMB & 1k GSH 10/17,L, 150# TP & 70 HSB 5/18. 1k PK 11/18. 100# TP 4/19, 200# RBT 12/19, 10k TFS 3/20, 100#TP 5/20, 25 HSB & 250 F1 9/20,L,180# RBT 12/20, 206, 7k TFS,100#TP 5/21, 225



Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 106
Likes: 9
B
Brad346 Offline OP
OP Offline
B
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 106
Likes: 9
This pond is about 7800 feet above sea level. The lower one. It smelled like chara. I


Brad
1.5 acre pond with LMB, BG, BCP, CC, FHM and lots of crayfish, unknown type. .5 acre pond with FHM and GSF. 12 acre irrigation reservoir that I don't know what to do with. New pond, roughly 1.5 acres. Pond Boss Subscriber.

Link Copied to Clipboard
Today's Birthdays
Funky, Jo Snyder, JOBUCK, nebfisherman, sindylou
Recent Posts
Phosphorus content of fish
by esshup - 09/25/21 01:05 PM
Hybrid striped bass and walleye, when to add
by esshup - 09/25/21 12:57 PM
What type should I chose ?
by FishinRod - 09/25/21 12:09 PM
New Pond Build, .75 acre, pond liner
by NinjaB - 09/25/21 10:47 AM
What did you do at your pond today?
by SetterGuy - 09/25/21 07:55 AM
Death of a Bass with no stomach
by FishinRod - 09/24/21 09:32 AM
August 2021 Bucks
by airborne3118 - 09/23/21 09:36 PM
Clay liner vs salt/soda ash
by teehjaeh57 - 09/23/21 02:49 PM
Metal to Metal
by ridoskon - 09/22/21 09:06 AM
Tranquility Base "Mini-Pond" Project (image heavy)
by airborne3118 - 09/22/21 12:26 AM
Duckweed Removal Solved!
by curtm - 09/21/21 04:05 PM
Help please. I need to do a fish kill
by FishinRod - 09/21/21 02:37 PM
Newly Uploaded Images
spreading bentonite
spreading bentonite
by Guppy1, September 20
Hurricanes and wildlife 1
Hurricanes and wildlife 1
by Stressless, September 1
pondr 5a
pondr 5a
by Stressless, August 18
Well fed sunfish
Well fed sunfish
by DNickolaus, August 16
pnodr 4
pnodr 4
by Stressless, August 13
pondr 3
pondr 3
by Stressless, August 13

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

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5