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    surface glare

    Hi

    my pond have been up and running for 4 years now, and i have allways had a problem with it being hard to see the fish thru the glare of the water. especially the sturgeon.
    the water clarity is perfect, and if i hold something like an umbrella over the pond i can see the bottom clearly.

    how do you guys deal with the glare ? is the only option to build a roof over the entire pond to keep it in the shade ?



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    Know what you are saying Frich as mine is the same and it is covered.

    The sun is facing me and that is the problem as it comes in under the covers.
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    Wondered when someone would ask this question!

    I have the same problem. When its not direct overhead sun all I can see is reflections of the clouds.

    If I turn my chair around and face the other way there's no glare, but I don't want to sit that way round!

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    polarising filter on shades
    the slow pond build thread

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    Lol
    Just grab a decent pair of polarised sun glasses.
    Amber lens


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    thats too bad

    i was hoping there would be something to remove the "oily" part of the surface to make it less reflective.
    a bright bottom color would help a lot, but that would only last for a couple of months

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