Pond Odors From Algae

Posted May 19th, 2019

The Mystery of Pungent Plankton and Malodorous Mats Pond owners sometimes complain about a specific type of odor coming from their pond. Earthy, musty, swampy or even fishy are common descriptions of these odors. Most often these types of odors are a result of algae in your pond. Now let's be very clear, algae are… Read More

Control Harmful Algae Blooms and Cyanobacteria

Posted April 10th, 2019

Control Harmful Algae Blooms and Cyanobacteria By Patrick Goodwin, Certified Lake Manager and Aquatic Research Scientist Nutrient over-enrichment of waters by urban, agricultural, and industrial development has promoted the growth of cyanobacteria as harmful algal blooms (HABs). These blooms increase the turbidity of aquatic ecosystems, smothering aquatic plants and thereby suppressing important invertebrate and fish habitats.… Read More

Lake Algae

Posted February 3rd, 2019

Lake Algae - What to Expect in the Coming Months The Community Association Institute West Florida Chapter recently published the following article in their Community magazine that Aquatic Systems President, John Gardner penned  for HOA and Community Board members about lake algae. A Necessary Component of a Healthy Lake Algae can make the water green and slimy… Read More