From Weed Control–Aquatic weeds are a common problem in farm ponds, pond is heavily infested with weeds, or in both conditions. although some aquatic vegetation might be good for the
Check with a fisheries biologist or your county Extension
pond. Rooted aquatic vegetation does provide habitat for agent for plant identification information and current
small aquatic animals, which adds to the food chain.
herbicide recommendations. When using chemical
Vegetation also provides small fish with places to hide from pesticides, protect yourself and others by strictly
larger predators. The problem with weeds is uncontrolled
following all label directions.
growth. If too many weeds become established in the pond,
too many small fish survive (overpopulate) and predators