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9 Reasons why a Dam Dries Up

By Aquatic Technologies | Oct 26, 2020

9 Reasons Why a Dam Dries Up by Aquatic Technologies Those that live on the land are not unfamiliar with periods of drought. In these times it is imperative to sustain as much water as possible. Below are some tips on how to maintain your dam and keep water in it. Tips to keeping water […]

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How to prevent mosquitoes breeding in your yard

By Aquatic Technologies | Sep 23, 2020

Do you have a mosquito problem? Here are some tips to reduce mosquitos in your yard: Mosquitoes will hang around areas with good breeding sites. So instead of looking at ways to kill the adults, look at ways to prevent them from breeding in your yard altogether. How do I manage breeding mosquitoes? First, let’s […]

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Not All Bacteria Is Bad

By Aquatic Technologies | Sep 16, 2020

What are beneficial bacteria? Aerobic Bacteria found in aquatic environments that break down organic waste (fish excrements, decaying plant matter and other organic substances). This organic waste is converted into ammonia, that ammonia is then converted into nitrite and other bacteria break down the nitrite into nitrate. Ammonia can be harmful to fish and other […]

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Algae: Winter Prevention for Summer Gains

By Aquatic Technologies | Aug 19, 2020

It can be hard to treat a problem that you can’t see. Most commonly aquatic problems are treated symptomatically, leaving the root cause untouched to cause havoc again. Prevention is all about reducing the risks and costs later down the line. Notice how in summer you’re usually much more active than you are during the […]

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When Free Floating Plants take over

By Aquatic Technologies | Aug 14, 2020

Aquatic free-floating plants are a great ornamental feature to any pond or dam. They add a delicate splash of colour and bring about birds and wildlife, providing food and a home for microscopic organisms. But what happens when they become too much? Aquatic plants such as Azolla and Duckweed are notorious for proliferating in the […]

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Can Algae Kill Fish?

Can algae kill fish?

By Aquatic Technologies | Apr 9, 2020

While some species of algae contain harmful toxins, the most common reason for the death of fish isn’t caused by the algae itself, it is as a result of decreased oxygen levels within the water column. Algae, like all plants, photosynthesise during daylight hours and produce oxygen as a by-product. You may be wondering how […]

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Algae Be Gone!

By Aquatic Technologies | Mar 31, 2020

Barley Straw has been prolific in algae control for decades and can betraced all the way back to the pre-industrial era in Europe, when farming andagriculture prevailed. Barley Straw Bales:  Slow releasing but long lasting How does Barley Straw work? When barley straw bales are placed in water, they begin to decompose. This process of […]

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Dam Stop Leak Professional

By Aquatic Technologies | Mar 17, 2020

Leaking Dam? We’ve got your back. Rain is a welcome sight after a dry summer – especially to those who live off the land. Farmers rejoice as they watch their dams fill, bursting to the rim. This is soon followed by despair as that newly sourced water begins disappearing. Leaks most commonly occur during dry […]

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