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Pond weed is a part of pond ecosystem hence it works as primary producer.
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it often provides much needed benefits to the pond, ..

Tube 3's exact CO2 content is difficult to predict because it depends on the size of the snail, amount of pondweed and the brightness of the light.

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Herbicide overuse. Another cause of fish kills during summer months can be herbicide overuse leading to massive die-off of either algae or aquatic weeds. Pond owners often wait until their ponds are overrun with aquatic plants or algae before initiating any control measures. If all the vegetation is treated simultaneously with an herbicide/algaecide, a massive die-off of the vegetation will occur shortly after the treatment. When this happens, bacteria will immediately begin to break down the dead plant material, and dissolved oxygen levels will decline rapidly. Not only will oxygen levels decline in response to increased bacterial activity needed to decompose all the dead plant material, but there is no longer oxygen being produced by the plants/algae that were killed by the herbicide/algaecide. Under these conditions, oxygen consumption far outpaces oxygen production, and levels will decline rapidly, leading to fish kills.

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Cultural methods, such as adding fresh water and deepening shallow areas of ponds (when possible) to limit vegetation growth and increase water volume, are also recommended. The recommended slope is 3:1 (for each 3 feet of distance from the shore there is a 1-foot drop). Limit animal waste from entering the pond to prevent excess organic matter buildup; excess organic matter can use up oxygen as it is broken down by bacteria. Do not allow livestock to wade in the pond. Creating and maintaining a buffer strip around the edge of the pond to prevent animal wastes and fertilizers, which contribute to algal blooms and aquatic weed infestations, from entering the water can be very effective at reducing nutrient loading to ponds. Buffer strip widths of anywhere from 20 to 50 feet are recommended.

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