Ordered Airmax Algae Defense for the Pond

4/16/2021 from Amazon – Airmax Algae Defense – 1 Gallon w/ Treatment Booster Plus This was based on the advice at https://agrilife.org/agwest/files/2015/03/Managing-and-Controlling-Algae-in-Ponds.pdf. Label here for Algae Defense. ACTIVE INGREDIENTCopper Triethanolamine Complex. . . . 26.49%(CAS No. 82027-59-6)*OTHER INGREDIENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . 73.51%TOTAL . . . . […]

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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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