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mantenimiento de estanques

MAINTENANCE

Once they have established the pond as an ecosystem. Registering for this the proper amount of each group of aquatic plants (oxygenators, rooted, floating Marginal), maintenance is very simple, being necessary to carry only a few tasks in spring and summer.

 

Proper fertilization and periodically to improve plant growth.

Remove the leaves yellow and wilted, which can pollute the pond.

Control excess floating species and oxygenated.

Keep the water level, especially in summer, where large volumes are lost through evaporation.

 

CLEANING

To keep the ecosystem functioning, it is good to make sudden changes in it.

 

When the accumulation of waste (from feeding the fish, falling leaves, or mud at the bottom) is important, you can think of a clean total. For this is empty the pond, removing plants and fish. Is cleaned thoroughly, removing all mud and fallen leaves and re-fill the pond. It is advisable to make this type of cleaning more than once a year.

 

ALGAE CONTROL

The algae are pond weeds, proliferate rapidly, rising temperatures.

 

The most simple and effective combat is placing aquatic plants competing for nutrients and light, their leaves provide shade, water temperature control, the main factor for its rapid growth. The water lilies, lotuses, and floating species swamp fulfill this function. Oxygen species compete for nutrients, while some of them secrete substances algaecides.

 

CONTROL OF MOSQUITO LARVAE (DENGUE)

The control of mosquito larvae, is not a problem, actually performed very prolific aquatic fauna that exist in a pond. Not only the fish that eat both larvae and adults, but also other species such as dragonfly nymphs, tadpoles and amphibians living around the pond. Never use insects as they can cause problems, all the inhabitants of the ecosystem.