Is MuckAway safe for fish?

MuckAway is all-natural and safe for horses, livestock, birds, pets, fish, wildlife, and the environment.

How long does MuckAway take to work?

The bacteria in MuckAway and PondClear work well on their own, but they really take care of business when used together. Used as directed, this dynamic duo will begin working right away and deliver a clear, fresh-smelling pond within one month of use.

Does pond sludge remover work?

A pond sludge solution like Pond Rescue Anti Sludge works as a beneficial bacteria that will help to break down the harmful constituents that build up in the pond and pond filter and encourage the growth of harmful pathogenic bacteria.

How do I get rid of sludge in my pond naturally?

You can either physically remove the sludge using your hands or a pond vacuum. These will get rid of the physical matter but will remove some of the helpful, aerobic bacteria and leave behind some of the harmful Hydrogen Sulphide.

Do muck pellets really work?

The pellets work fastest in humus that has started the degradation process. In layman’s terms, you want the muck to be gooey when you step in it. The pellets also work on dead leaves, dead weeds, dead grass, fish and waterfowl waste. They do not work on rock, sand, gravel or sticks.

What cleans pond water?

To clean a pond, fish out string algae, treat the water with hydrogen peroxide or barley straw, maintain the pond with aeration, and remove plant debris with a pond vacuum or by pumping out the water.

How much MuckAway do I need?

Disburse Evenly: Whether you’re using MuckAway near the shoreline or across your entire pond, the pellets will need to be spread evenly across the treatment area. Plan to use one scoop per 1,000 square feet. Use a Boat: If you are treating the entire pond or lake, consider using a boat for uniform MuckAway dispersal.

What will eat pond sludge?

Fish that clean ponds by eating algae and other debris include the common pleco, the mosquitofish, the Siamese algae eater and the grass carp. Be careful with carp, koi and other bottom feeders. While they eat algae, they can also make your pond look dirty.

How do I clean the bottom of my pond without draining it?

How to Clean a Pond Without Draining it of Water (Best Methods)

  1. Step 1) Skim the Surface for Floating Debris.
  2. Step 2) Clean the Pond Floor with a Vacuum.
  3. Step 3) Supplement with Beneficial Bacteria.
  4. Step 4) Control & Remove Growing Algae.
  5. Step 5) Clean & Optimize Water Filtration.

What does MuckAway do?

MuckAway uses beneficial bacteria to eliminate the stinky, slimy sludge that accumulates along shorelines, beaches and pond bottoms naturally over time. Just 1 scoop every 2-4 weeks: Spot Treats up to 75 feet of shoreline (1500 sq ft) Removes up to 2” of muck per month.