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Pond plants are an eye-catching decoration of ponds and gardens. They aerate the water tank, reduce the amount of algae, and help to achieve the biological balance so typical for natural ecosystems. Pond plants keep the water clear. Read our new Pond Plants Guide to learn more.   Pond Plants Guide  

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We can arrange our pond with such plants as floating plants, water lilies, plants completely submerged in water and marginal plants. The floating plants are the easiest to take care of. We can just throw them on the surface of the water. Floating plants include such plants as Water Pineapple (Stratiotes aloides),  Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes), Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), Hornwort (Ceratophyllum demersum). Although Hornwort grows under the surface of water, we do not plant it into the ground.  It floats freely in the water. Water lilies are planted in  baskets filled with clay. We set the baskets to the...

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We fill our pond with fresh water. Two or three weeks later  it becomes green with single-celled algae called Chlorophyta. Then we  wonder  what we did wrong and how to fight with them and. Our problem is not easy to solve. It turned out that only prevention is the most important cure against algae.  When green algae  are in your pond there is little you can do. It is true that many companies offer algae remedies, but I cannot recommend this method and do not even give you the names of these products. Chemicals work quickly and efficiently. However dead...

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marginal pond plants, Pond plants, water gardens -

Plants are the most important element of the pond. They set  appearance of our water tank and provide biological balance.  Our pond  would look much less attractive without plants. Common name of pond called water garden shows it exactly. Water garden is primarily apply to display aquatic plants and creating favorable conditions for the life of ornamental fish such as golden fish and koi carp. Plants are essential aspect in ensuring  biological balance. The right amount of plants protects the water tank from blooms: plants inhibit the growth of algae. Small pond should be planted in 2/3 of the whole...

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