Algea

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  1. Kathi

    Kathi

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    help!!! I have a pump that is connected to a waterfall filter and the algae is sooooooo bad! I can't seem to get rid of the algae. Any info would be helpful. I have fish and don't like to use chemicals. I have about 1400 gallons in the pond. The pump is a sufficient size.
     
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    How old is this pond?
    What is its capacity (gallons)?
    What size pump (gph)?
    Plants?
    Fish? Number and size?
     
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    The pond is 13 years old but I drained it 2 years ago. It's about 1450 gallons. The pump is 1500 gal......I have a few water lillies.......about 8 goldfish the largest about 5-6 inches.
     
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    I am unable to maintain any good water quality
     
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    DutchMuch Lord Of The Aquascapes!

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    Ammonia?
    nitrate?
    Nitrites?
    phosphates?
     
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    I assume that you drained it to perform cleaning. How thoroughly did you clean it if this was the case?

    Also, how much and how often are you feeding the fish?
     
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