Killer Algae in Hong Kong Creates Stunning Blue Glow

Killer Algae

Hong Kong harbor lights up at night, emitting a vibrant blue color, neither because of the city lights nor any other lighting effect, but because of algae called Noctiluca scintillans, commonly known as “Sea Sparkle”. One can see blue glow on the water when it is disturbed.  Some people throw stones to see the blue […]

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Top 5 Algae Prevention Tips

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Algae in excessive amounts can be detrimental to your pond’s health – to the marine life residing in your pond and to the environment surrounding it. While algae control can easily be handled with chemicals, it isn’t necessarily the best solution. The best solution would always be go as natural as possible so as not […]

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A Guide to Keeping Your Pond Water Clean

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It’s a common practice among those who manage golf course greens to do an annual clean-up on ponds located within the vicinity. Not many people know that once a year maintenance is actually not enough, especially if you want to ensure proper water quality and minimize the presence of algae in water gardens. To achieve optimum conditions, it is best to treat the pond like an aquarium: aquariums require weekly cleaning to remove unwanted algae, excess fish waste, and clear, nutrient rich waters for its inhabitants to thrive. Here are a few things to keep in mind to keep your pond water clean.

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Natural Ways to Get Rid of Pond Algae: Barley Straw vs LLMO

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Algae growth is a normal and essential component of ponds and lakes. It is part of the pond’s food chain. However,uncontrolled and excessive growth can lead to poor water quality, foul odors and an overall reduction in the pond’s recreational and aesthetic value. For this article, we will be pitting two natural ways to remove algae against each other and look into which is a better option: Barley Straw or Liquid Live Micro Organisms (LLMO)?

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7 Costly Water Irrigation Mistakes to Avoid

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Eighty to eight-five percent of the grass you see is actually made up of water. This is why irrigation is an important aspect in golf course and lawn maintenance. We cover 7 common water irrigation mistakes that everyone, from the most efficient golf course superintendent to the one maintaining your lawn, might overlook.

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