66″ Rake Handle Extension
This is a 66″ Handle extension that fits on either the OWS Lake & Beach Rake or the Heavy Duty Weed Cutter. This is a great addition when you want to reach out and clean those hard to reach areas. Attaches easily to the existing handles.
Powder coated aluminum design for long life!
Reviving Your Pond
Revitalizing an old pond can be a daunting task, but it is achievable with the right techniques and tools. It’s essential to understand that there’s no quick fix that will instantly transform your pond, and it may take some time before you see any noticeable improvements. However, a combination of methods can help you achieve the results you desire. Here are some tips to help you get started:
Removing Pond Muck with a 66″ Rake Handle Extension
To expedite the process of rejuvenating your pond, you can take steps to remove the accumulated muck. One approach is to use a rake and bucket to dredge the sludge. Although it’s a messy job, it can help clear out the muck. Be sure to wear appropriate gear, like masks, to minimize exposure to the foul odor.
Skimmers and Rakes
Old ponds tend to accumulate large debris, including decaying plants and tree branches. Using skimmers and rakes can help clear out these areas of debris, allowing you to remove decaying plant life, fish waste, and thick pond muck. Once this is done, you can concentrate on clearing out branches, leaves, and other floating debris from the surface with the help of beneficial bacteria and other pond cleaners.
When treating your pond, colorants and beneficial bacteria are essential to clean the waters. Dyes are excellent at blocking the sun’s rays from reaching deep into the pond. Since sunlight greatly contributes to the excessive formation of algae, eliminating this component will serve to keep algae at bay.
When it comes to beneficial bacteria, this will encourage an aerobic reaction combined with the pond aeration system in place. Beneficial bacteria can come in the form of pellets, which will sink to the bottom of the pond. The good bacteria will then eat away at the harmful bacteria and nutrients. You could start seeing improvement to your water quality in as little as a few days.