Pond Water Treatments: Flocculant

Your backyard pond is a beautiful recreation of Mother Nature and should bring you hours and hours of enjoyment. It’s not secret that backyard ponds are more enjoyable when you’re not constantly handling a maintenance nightmare. Understanding the balance of your ecosystem is key and some pretty simple tips and tricks can eliminate all the lingering frustration.

How to Clear up Cloudy Pond Water:

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Rapid Clear is a great way to increase the efficiency of existing mechanical filtration, also known as the skimmer box. Aquascape’s Rapid Clear Flocculant is scientifically blended to quickly clear cloudy or discolored* pond water fast by clumping together suspended debris, also referred to as ‘flocculation’. Clumping them together allows them to be big enough to get stuck in the skimmer components so that they can be removed from the water entirely during your weekly maintenance process. Most ponds will be crystal clear within 24 hrs.

We often use this product right after we do a new installation, as the stones are always pretty dusty and rinse off into the water upon first filling up the pond. Most commonly this product is used after a big rain storm, as the water gets churned up in the wind and rain through water permeation.

*Discolored in this sense refers to the color of the suspended particles floating in the water. Should your water be discolored with green hues, an algaecide should be applied. Should your water be discolored with tanins from mulch or un-seasoned driftwood, you should consider applying an activated carbon bag.


So Now What???

Dreamscapes also carries a full line of pond supplies from water treatments and fish medications to pond pumps, heaters, fountains, plants and fish! Tadpoles and snails are also available at our Aquatic Retail Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania seasonally while supplies last from May-August. If you think you need it, we have it!

Retail Hours: April 5th-October 27th 2018:
Monday-Wednesday: By Appt
Thursday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm
October 28th-April 2019: HOURS BY APPT

Contact Us
2155 State Route 343, Lebanon Pa | 717-272-6555 | info@dreamscapeswatergardens.com

Dreamscapes Watergardens services the city of Lebanon, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Cleona, Cornwall, Fredericksburg, Indiantown Gap, Jonestown, Kleinfeltersville, Mount Gretna, Myerstown, Newmanstown Palmyra, Quentin, Reistville, Richland, Schaefferstown of Pennsylvania, PA

Your backyard pond is a beautiful recreation of Mother Nature and should bring you hours and hours of enjoyment. It’s not secret that backyard ponds are more enjoyable when you’re not constantly handling a maintenance nightmare. Understanding the balance of your ecosystem is key and some pretty simple tips and tricks can eliminate all the lingering frustration. How to Clear up Cloudy Pond Water: Rapid Clear is a great way to increase the efficiency of existing mechanical filtration, als […]

Your backyard pond is a beautiful recreation of Mother Nature and should bring you hours and hours of enjoyment. It’s not secret that backyard ponds are more enjoyable when you’re not constantly handling a maintenance nightmare. Understanding the balance of your ecosystem is key and some pretty simple tips and tricks can eliminate all the lingering frustration.

How to Clear up Cloudy Pond Water:

Picture

Rapid Clear is a great way to increase the efficiency of existing mechanical filtration, also known as the skimmer box. Aquascape’s Rapid Clear Flocculant is scientifically blended to quickly clear cloudy or discolored* pond water fast by clumping together suspended debris, also referred to as ‘flocculation’. Clumping them together allows them to be big enough to get stuck in the skimmer components so that they can be removed from the water entirely during your weekly maintenance process. Most ponds will be crystal clear within 24 hrs.

We often use this product right after we do a new installation, as the stones are always pretty dusty and rinse off into the water upon first filling up the pond. Most commonly this product is used after a big rain storm, as the water gets churned up in the wind and rain through water permeation.

*Discolored in this sense refers to the color of the suspended particles floating in the water. Should your water be discolored with green hues, an algaecide should be applied. Should your water be discolored with tanins from mulch or un-seasoned driftwood, you should consider applying an activated carbon bag.


So Now What???

Dreamscapes also carries a full line of pond supplies from water treatments and fish medications to pond pumps, heaters, fountains, plants and fish! Tadpoles and snails are also available at our Aquatic Retail Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania seasonally while supplies last from May-August. If you think you need it, we have it!

Retail Hours: April 5th-October 27th 2018:
Monday-Wednesday: By Appt
Thursday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm
October 28th-April 2019: HOURS BY APPT

Contact Us
2155 State Route 343, Lebanon Pa | 717-272-6555 | info@dreamscapeswatergardens.com

Dreamscapes Watergardens services the city of Lebanon, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Cleona, Cornwall, Fredericksburg, Indiantown Gap, Jonestown, Kleinfeltersville, Mount Gretna, Myerstown, Newmanstown Palmyra, Quentin, Reistville, Richland, Schaefferstown of Pennsylvania, PA

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