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Fisheries Biologist

February 2016

November 2015

Aeration for Lakes and Ponds


Twin Oaks Ponds offering Aeration Services Oxygen is the single most important water quality parameter there is when it comes to managing your lake or pond. The sufficient amount of oxygen varies from pond to pond and lake to lake. Much of it centers on the biological oxygen demand (B.O.D.) and water temperature.  Twin Oaks [...]

Aeration for Lakes and Ponds2017-05-27T18:58:06-05:00

October 2015

Windy Hills adds Aeration to pond


Already serviced monthly by Twin Oaks Pond & Lake Consulting the board of Windy Hills Farm wanted to take proactive steps toward healthy, muck free pond near the condos. Today we installed an Airmax PS30 bottom-diffused aeration system in their pond.

Windy Hills adds Aeration to pond2020-02-17T16:42:49-06:00

August 2015

Fiberglass Care Tip


Fiberglass has been around since the 1930’s as insulation for furnaces. Today we can see fiberglass around us everywhere, from bath fixtures to boats. As a pond or lake owner you take much care and are meticulous about managing water and the fishery. Why not do the same for that favorite boat used to get [...]

Fiberglass Care Tip2020-02-17T16:42:28-06:00

June 2015

Water Quality


“Water Quality” monitoring is a key in a lake or pond management program. Understanding the chemical and biological parameters, demand, and interactions with in your waterbody is essential. Understand the results, interpreting, and knowledge of tools to that can be used in implementing a program that brings your water quality into balance and makes it [...]

Water Quality2017-03-17T08:55:13-05:00

April 2015

Chrome in the Pond


Introducing an energy efficient fountain has put AirMax on the scene. The EcoSeries ½ HP Fountain comes with 3 different spray patterns, 3 year warranty, 100’ cord with underwater quick disconnect, and photocell for LED light set, and maintenance free motor. EcoSeries Fountain options include 150’, 200’ or 250’ cord, LED light set, additional spray [...]

Chrome in the Pond2020-02-17T16:41:33-06:00

Aquatic Vegetation on the RISE…


Spring has sprung finally, after winter released its grip. The grass is growing, trees are blooming, and the fish are spawning. Yep nature’s life cycle has begun its normal routine, including those dreaded aquatic weeds. They start out small and unnoticeable until you go out to fish your favorite spot and it’s inaccessible. The algae [...]

Aquatic Vegetation on the RISE…2020-02-17T16:45:05-06:00

February 2015

Can snow make water if snow could make water?


In the last 24hrs most of the south has been inundated with snow, for most Christmas came late. As I sat watching the snowfall, my phone rang. It was the storm shelter guy. We were discussing installation of the new storm shelter, but due to natures timing of snow and rain. We will be waiting [...]

Can snow make water if snow could make water?2020-02-17T16:45:14-06:00

May 2014



Having a pond without turtles is nearly an impossibility.  In some ponds you  may not see the turtles, while in other ponds they are highly visible and bask in the sun on the shoreline and from the water. Do larger quantities of turtles endanger my pond?  This is a valid question which can best by [...]


February 2014

Controlling Algae


It's that time of the year, when winter is holding on ferociously, spring is around the corner, and summer is not far behind.  As managers of lakes and ponds it's time to reassess our annual algae and vegetation management plans / prescriptions. As a professional we are always asking what, why, when, where, and how [...]

Controlling Algae2020-02-17T16:45:46-06:00