- Jul 22, 2021
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My pond is three weeks old, it’s approximately 10 x 7 it has three dabs 3‘2 feet and onesie and a shelf around the edge that’s a few inches deep. I filled it water was clear I put plants in the water was clear I put my turtles in the water was clear, then at the two week mark I put in some minnows. I have no idea cause and effect 48 hours later my water is brown where I can’t seem to the bottom Except on The shallow end. The liner has got a layer of brown on it that is slippery. I’ve read and read and read and just got more confused. I would like my water to be clear enough so I can see and check on my turtles. I haven’t seen them for two days now! Also important to note is that I only have a solar pump and it runs 6 to 8 hours a day. It’s not big enough I have a second bigger one on order with a battery back up so it will run 8 to 10 hours a day and the gph Will be correct. My question is what do I do in the meantime? The pump is on back order and will be a couple weeks getting here. Thanks!!!