When we think of the word bacteria, the mind fills with negative associations – such as illness. Did you know that not all bacteria are bad?
There are what is called beneficial bacteria, which provides benefits to its environment. There are even good bacteria in our guts that help to keep us healthy, and without these, the functions of our digestive system will malfunction.
The same can be true in bodies of water. These microorganisms naturally occur in lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water. They may be present in your pond, but there may not be enough to sustain a healthy environment.
A healthy balance of good bacteria for the pond
will help keep it clean and healthy for the benefit of your fish too. So how does this work? Read on to learn why you should add beneficial bacteria to your water.
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