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IonGen Complete Kit
  • Inclusive of Control Panel, Probe, Transformer, and Flow Chamber.
  • Ideal for comprehensive algae control in ponds and waterfalls.
  • Easy installation with a quick-connect cable.
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The best time to use the IonGen Complete Kit – Boxed (Full Kit) for your pond or water feature depends on several factors, particularly focusing on your needs for algae control. Here are key considerations to determine the optimal time for its use:

  1. Algae Growth Observation: The IonGen System is most effective when used at the first signs of algae growth. Monitoring your pond for the early stages of string algae or other types of algae bloom is crucial.

  2. Seasonal Considerations: Algae growth is typically more prominent in the warmer months when water temperatures are higher, and there is more sunlight. Spring and summer are common times to start using the IonGen system.

  3. Post-Cleaning: After a thorough cleaning of your pond, installing the IonGen system can help maintain the cleanliness and clarity of the water, preventing quick recurrence of algae.

  4. Water Feature Type: Whether you have a pond, Pondless® Waterfall, or another decorative water feature, the IonGen system can be particularly beneficial in water bodies that have consistent issues with algae.

  5. After Water Changes: If you have recently changed or added a significant amount of water to your pond, it can be a good time to use the IonGen system to ensure the new water doesn't contribute to algae growth.

  6. Balancing with Other Treatments: If you are using other treatments or have recently treated your pond, ensure that the use of the IonGen system is compatible and not too close to the application of other products.

  7. Environmental Considerations: Be mindful of the local environment, wildlife, and any specific conditions of your pond. The system should be used responsibly to maintain a healthy ecological balance.

Remember, while the IonGen system is an effective tool for controlling algae, it should be part of a comprehensive pond management strategy that includes proper filtration, aeration, and regular maintenance. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation and use, and consider the unique aspects of your water feature for the best results.