Our ponds are covered with algae and one is completely covered with what our...

Asked October 18, 2016, 5:56 PM EDT

Our ponds are covered with algae and one is completely covered with what our nat resouces agent called duck grass. We put the grass eating carp in but what else can we do. We also have s sentiment pins that is covered with green muck. Please help

Muskingum County Ohio pond management

1 Response

I first would advice talking with your county extension agent -

Clifton Martin
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources 740-454-0144
martin.2422@osu.edu

Aquatic herbicides will probably be your best option.

Here is the link to the Ohio pond management handbook that would be a great resource for you:

http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/portals/wildlife/pdfs/publications/fish%20management/Pub432.pdf