Treated Pond for Filamentous Algae

4/29/2021 – Sprayed Cutrine Plus Liquid Algeacide by Applied Biochemists around the perimeter of the pond where the Filamentous Algae is floating near and at the shore. The label is here. Planned to treat 10 ft. from the shore. The pond’s perimeter is 550 LF and average diameter is 175 ft. Area of a 175 […]

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Tested Pond’s Water Quality

3/15/2021, 11 AM – Took a sample from the east side near the feeding location. Results from the Aquacheck Test Strips were: pH = 6.8 Total Alkalinity was between 0 and 40 ppm. Total Hardness was 50 ppm. 2:00 PM – Collected a new water sample from the same location and tested the Carbonate Hardness […]

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Limed the Pond Field

3/5/2021 This plan is based on the January 11, 2021 soil test report here. Parameters of the Ashville Pelletized lime to be spread: Relative Neutralizing Value (RNV) – 92% Effective Calcium Carbonate Equivalent (ECCE) – 90% The following formula is from Table 3 of Interpreting Soil Test Reports from Commercial Labs: Adjusted lime recommendation (tons/acre) […]

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