Pond & Lake Treatments and Aeration

Transform Your Pond with Expert Lake Management Treatments | Mock Pools and Ponds


Do  you have any invasive weeds, chronic algae issues, or just a messy pond, we can guide you and help you understand how to keep a healthy pond and achieve crystal clear water as naturally as possible while maintaining a healthy environment for your aquatic wildlife.


The Importance of Organic Lake Management Products for Your Pond or Lake

Discover why organic lake management products are essential for maintaining the health and beauty of your pond or lake. Learn how aeration equipment can effectively address various water quality issues, ensuring a pristine aquatic environment.

In today’s environmentally conscious world, prioritizing water quality management is paramount for successful aquatic managers. At Mock Pools and Ponds, we recognize the significance of utilizing organic lake management products, particularly aeration equipment, to maintain the health and beauty of your aquatic environment.

Aeration serves as a natural, environmentally-safe, and highly effective tool for managing water quality. By introducing oxygen into the water, aeration helps combat a multitude of issues that can arise in lakes and ponds. From algae build-up and aquatic weeds to bottom sludge, foul odors, insect infestation, and stagnation, aeration addresses these problems comprehensively.

With the foundation of our Aquatic Management Programs resting on aeration equipment, we ensure that your pond or lake remains vibrant and thriving. Experience the benefits of organic lake management with Mock Pools and Ponds, where environmental stewardship meets effective water quality solutions.


    Mock Pond Dye

    Liquid Pond Dye

    Mock Pond Dye 4X Concentrate for Outdoor Ponds & Lakes, Natural Pond Colorant & Water Beauty Enhancer, Block Ultraviolet Rays, Fish, Bird & Livestock Safe, Easy Liquid Application, 1 Quart

    • Enhance Your Pond’s Aesthetic Appeal
    • No Mixing Required, Just Pour Along the Shore
    • It’s like sunglasses for your pond causing the aquatic life to slow down.
    • *The Mirror image aides in protection from the Blue Heron where he cannot see into the pond.


    Mock Muck Buster

    Natural Pond Muck Remover, Cleans & Clears Away Muck & Sludge, Easy to Use Bacteria & Enzyme Tablets, Safe for the Environment

    Key features include:

    • Reduces noxious odors and muck accumulation: The Muck Buster bacteria rapidly consumes muck, converting it to an odorless gas that escapes unnoticed out of the water, helping to control muck and eliminate foul odors.
    •  Safe for horses, livestock, birds, pets, fish, and other wildlife: The treatment is made with naturally occurring bacteria, enzymes, and micro-nutrients, ensuring the safety of various animals and wildlife in the pond ecosystem.
    • Removes up to 2 inches of muck per month: The natural Muck Buster pellets sink below the surface of the water, releasing beneficial bacteria that feed on pond muck. It is recommended to use 1 scoop every 2 weeks when the water temperature is above 50°F.


    Good Stuff Plus and Eco Socks

    Beneficial Bacteria Liquid and Packets

    Reduce nutrient levels in your pond or lake water column by adding a combination of Good Stuff Plus organic natural bacteria and Eco Socks top of organic line of phosphate binders, leaving you with clean, clear water in as little as 2-4 weeks!

    • Consumes Suspended Organics
    • Removes Excess Nutrients & Noxious Odors
    • Binds Phosphates for Long−Lasting Water Clarity
    • Billions of Beneficial Bacteria Improves Water Quality 

     Mock Rock N Clean

    Kills and Removes Algae (BEST SELLER)

    Mock Rock N Clean is an EPA registered granular algicide that works on contact! Rick N Clean utilizes the latest in oxygen technology to remove and kill string algae quickly and efficiently on rocks, stream beds, pond liners, and waterfalls.

    In addition to string algae control, Mock Rock N Clean adds oxygen to your pond and removes odors. Great for use in ponds containing koi and goldfish.

    • Kills String Algae Fast
    • Greatly Reduces Timely Maintenance
    • Great for Rocks, Streams & Waterfalls
    • Granular powder, string algae remover.
    • Works on contact on damp surfaces covered in live algae
    • Immediately removes string algae, kills algae fast, great for pond clean-outs, rocks and liners


    Wetland Filter System 

    Wetland filtration is highly effective at removing sediment (suspended solids) from ponds, improves water clarity, and reduces the need for costly and invasive dredging on larger water features. The wetland filtration system works on earth bottom and liner membrane ponds and is easily retrofitted onto existing ponds. It also reduces the physical and chemical maintenance that goes along with removing algae.


    The Science Behind the Design

    Mechanical and biological filtration are critical to processing the many types of nutrients found in a pond ecosystem, including fish waste, uneaten fish food, leaves, and runoff from lawns to name a few.  High levels of ammonia (a form of nitrogen) are highly toxic to fish and are a major contributor to prolific algae growth, and so they need to be carefully controlled.  In water gardening, the primary nutrient that biological filtration utilizes and renders usable is nitrogen.

    In biological filtration, nitrifying bacteria, known as facultative bacteria, absorb ammonia, and turn nitrites into nitrates, which are less dangerous.  These bacteria require oxygen to live, so it’s important for the pond’s pump to run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  If the pump isn’t running, the waterfalls aren’t flowing, and aeration is eliminated from the necessary equation to maintain an ecosystem pond.  Keep in mind that if the pump shuts down, the bacteria will quickly use up all of the oxygen and die.  This isn’t a good thing.

    The Role of Aquatic Plants

    Another important component to pond filtration is the use of plants. Many gardeners add a pond to their landscape for the variety of aquatic plants available, and while their beauty is certainly an aesthetic asset, a critical benefit is the work these plants do to help filter the water. Plants help purify pond water by reducing nutrients, filtering out sediments and absorbing toxic compounds through the process of phytoremediation.

    If these excess nutrients are not removed, algae will feed on them, resulting in green water, string algae, or both. Algae control is not the only way plants help create a low-maintenance ecosystem pond. Submerged and marginal plants also provide food, shade, and protection for the fish and other wildlife that live in and around the pond.

    Low-Maintenance Pond Experience

    To keep pond water quality high, the simple process of repeatedly turning the water over through the mechanical and biological filters is needed in order to create a naturally balanced, low-maintenance ecosystem pond.  Add the remaining components of plants, fish, aeration, rock, and gravel, and you’ll find greater success in maintaining clean and clear pond water.

    Your fish are happier and less stressed when their environment is healthy. Not to mention, it’s so much more enjoyable when you can actually see your fish swimming in clean water created by an efficient pond filtration system.


    Stop in today with a picture or video of your pond and we can get you in the right direction.

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