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Blanketweed Treatment

What is Blanketweed ?

Blanketweed is the common name given to a group of string like filamentous algae that include the species Spirogyra, Cladophera and Ulothrix. This group of algae can become a major problem in garden ponds in the spring and summer months, as the water warms up this problem only increases. Without treatment your pond can become choked with these weeds, killing plants and fish alike.

Unfortunately for the pond keeper blanketweed has an affinity for clear well oxygenated water, the conditions most of us would like to see in our ponds. This is especially true for Koi ponds where the water is kept crystal clear with UV lights and extra oxygenation provided by Venturis. Garden ponds often have aggressive growths of blanket weed around waterfall inlets.

What Blanketweed Treatment should I use?

Because of the many varying factures, size, location, water quality, climate, live stock, etc, no two ponds are the same. Add to this the different species of string algae that could be growing in your pond there is no one treatment treats all cure. The best we can advise on the treatment of this troublesome problem is that if one product does not seem to work then try another, there are plenty of alternatives. Ask friends and neighbours with similar sized ponds in your area what has worked for them and give that a go. You should not expect instant results, most blanketweed treatments require that you use them for a few weeks as they work biologically and the bacteria’s and enzymes need time to do their job. With that in mind we have listed a selection of popular blanketweed treatments below.

  • Bermuda Blanketweed Treatment Group Image Bermuda Blanketweed Treatment 400g Image

    Bermuda Blanketweed Treatment

    Bermuda Blanket Weed Treatment Blanket weed is one of the most hated problems of pond keeping and a nuisance to everyone as it makes your pond unsightly, blocks filters, pumps and pipes. Bermuda Blanket Weed is a natural solution for this pond...

    £6.99 - £37.99
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  • Blagdon Brilliant Pond Tablets Group Image Blagdon Brilliant Pond Tablets x 10 Image

    Blagdon Brilliant Pond Tablets

    Blagdon Brilliant Pond Tablets - Easy to Use Fizzing Tablet Available in tubes of 3 tablets or 10 tablets - please select from drop down box Pack of 3 Treats 1500 Litres in total Pack of 10 Treats 5,000 Litres in total 20 Tablets Treats 10,000...

    £7.99
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  • Evolution Aqua Stop Blanketweed Group Image volution Aqua Stop Blanketweed 2.5kg Image

    Evolution Aqua Stop Blanketweed

    Evolution Aqua Stop Blanketweed Please use the menu to select size required. STOP Blanketweed is an effective treatment of filamentous algae, commonly known as blanket weed in ornamental and garden ponds. Blanket weed is one of the most hated problems...

    £19.75 - £47.50
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  • Goodbye Blanketweed 10000 Gal 8 x 25g Satchet

    Nishikoi Goodbye Blanketweed 10,000 gallons  - Effective Treatments for Blanketweed in Garden Ponds Blanketweed can be the biggest problems for most pond keepers especially during the warmer months of Spring, Summer and early Autumn. Blanketweed...

    MSRP: £21.99
    £14.39
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  • Goodbye Blanketweed 32,000 Gal 32 x 25g Satchet

    Nishikoi Goodbye Blanketweed 32,000 gallons  - Effective Treatments for Blanketweed in Garden Ponds Blanketweed can be the biggest problems for most pond keepers especially during the warmer months of Spring, Summer and early Autumn. Blanketweed...

    MSRP: £64.95
    £37.95
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  • Nishikoi Clearwaters - Blanketweed Treatment - Which best buy

    Nishikoi Clear Waters Blanketweed Treatment 1 Litre

    Nishikoi Clear Waters - Award Winning Blanketweed Treatment The Award-Winning Nishikoi Clear Waters pond treatment is designed to remove and control the growth of algae and blanketweed, to keep your pond looking healthy all year round. Which Magazine...

    MSRP: £18.99
    £16.40
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  • TAP Barley Straw Bale-Image Group TAP Barley Straw Bale-Image  5455 Litres

    TAP Barley Straw Bale

    TAP Barley Straw Bale TAP barley straw bale is a 100% natural product which when added to your pond will produce crystal clear water. Once the straw bales are wet, a natural process starts which combats algae growth. This process is enhanced by the...

    £6.45
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