First of all...it looks like your CAPS LOCKED...careful as Caps Locked can cause pond algae!
Getting rid of the algae isn't too difficult. We try not to use use chemicals like copper products as this can create a cycle where the algae dies and then sinks and then decomposes and this causes more algae to grow and then you have to add more chemicals.
There are some very effective herbicides and algaecides that you can use when the problem is severe but these products should be used with reservation.
This is a waste of money and can also damage your fish. We like to use natural bacteria products that are not chemicals but concentrated natural bacteria that consume organic materials in the water...this reduces algae and over time your pond won't be affected with algae. Always make sure you have good circulation or aeration as this helps too. I would recommend two products for your pond, you can buy them on our secure online store, and we can ship them directly to you in North Carolina.
Top-rated algaecides and totally natural pond bacteria
To remove horrible thick algae on a small pond over 1/2 an acre to 2 acres use:
EPA Registered - Green Clean Pro7 Rating (Our Highest) (50 lb bag)
Green Clean, with out Pro7 rating, is an alternative to algaecides that utilize either copper or synthetic chemicals as their active ingredients.
CG Pro7 is a gra nular product that attacks planktonic and filamentous algae on contact. Through the power of oxidation, the treated algae die within hours of being treated. For spot treatments apply at a rate of 20-50 lbs/acre-foot. For algae blooms apply at a rate of 9-30 lbs/acre-foot.
Natural ENV - Ponds Keeper Bacteria7 (25 lb pail)
Each pail contains 50 soluble pouches of 1/2 pound each of high potency natural, safe, bacteria for ponds. Breaks down organic sludge like leaves, dead plants, fish droppings, fish food, fertilizer and dead algae. Reduces odors. Harm less t o fish, animals and turf plants. Apply 6-8 packets (3 to 4 pounds) every 2-4 weeks. **IMPORTANT : Do Not Begin Treatment with Ponds Keeper Bacteria7 within 72 hours of treatment with CleanGreen Pro7
For Ponds smaller than 1/4 with Horrible Algae Use - UltraClear SST:
Dosage Instructions: The dosage of UltraClear SST is based on the volume of water in pond. Generally, use 1 ounce for every 150 gallons of pond water. The required frequency of product dosing will vary between once per week to once per month in most cases. If you are simply trying to prevent a problem that seems to occur each year, start dosing UltraClear SST before you have a problem, and repeat once a month during those months when you have normally experienced blooms.or growth in your pond. If you are treating an existing problem, dose once a week until the problem is solved, then revert to dosing monthly or as needed.
This should be combined with an activated barley straw mixture to balance the ph and create conditions that inhibit algae growth. With the UltraClear SST you will add the following :
2 - Barley Straw and Peat Extract Liquid
Microbe-lift Barley Straw and Peat extract will give you all the benefits of concentrated barley extract plus the added benefit of liquid peat to help maintain an ideal pH in Alkaline ponds. Rich in organic peat which softens pond water reducing nitrate and phosphate concentrations in the water column and provides a natural buffering agent and ion attenuation in lined ponds that additionally gives them some beneficial properties of earthen ponds.
The combination of these two products, combined with proper circulation or aeration through a fountain will get rid of that pesy algae. The dosage information can be adjusted as you achieve the desired results. Most clients prefer to buy a few of each product as they have a long shelf life.
Best Regards, The Pond Report