If you have a pond then pond scum is going to happen. This can happen for a variety of reasons. Even warm weather can help pond sludge develop. It starts at the bottom of your pond. When it has time to grow and develop it oxygenizes, and floats to the top.
This top floating layer of pond sludge is definitely not what you want when you have a beautiful pond. It turns something aesthetically pleasing into a terrible eye sore.
There are several things that contribute to pond sludge. Overfeeding, warm weather, animal waste, and debris all contribute to pond sludge. Fortunately, there are some great products available to help you keep your pond looking great. Read on to find out ways to remove sludge from your beautiful pond.