Can I scoop out the sludge out of the bottom of my pond?
I have a fountain/filter in my 550 gal pond and I have been having to rinse the filter every other day because it gets clogged from the yucky sludge stuff on the bottom. Can I scoop it out with a net?
You can try, but it probably will just stir it up. Cleaning out the pond is a good idea. Here's how:
- Or you could try using a swimming pool vacuum, like this:
- Attach a panty hose leg to the discharge. Don't buy the net that comes with the vac. It doesn't work because the netting is not tight enough.
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