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Three Ways to Control Pond Moss


Preventing moss growth in farm ponds can often be challenging. In many cases, pond owners find it necessary to remove the algae from their pond. Fisheries and Aquatics Specialist Joe Gerken says the first option is removing the moss yourself.


Gerken says the second option is biological removal.  The last option for removal would be using chemicals. Gerken says if you do use chemicals to treat a fourth of the pond at a time. He says the chemicals kill the plant and then bacteria feed on the plant, which used oxygen and could kill the fish.

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