Maryland Aquatic Nurseries, Inc
Frequently Asked Questions - Select a question to see our response

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Insect Pests

Chewing Insects

Q: I’ve heard that since Mosquito Dunks contain BT (Bacillus thuringiensis), they will also work against China Mark Moths?


Q: What is the best recommendation to my customers for the control of aphids?


Aquatic Weeds

Q: I’ve been noticing some dense weeds growing in the aquatic plant pots in my display water gardens in my garden center. How can I control them without getting into the pond and manually pulling them out? Are there any safe products that will kill th

Q: I’ve been having problems with a native horsetail growing around my display ponds. I assumed that they needed to be in a constantly wet media, but it’s thriving in my mulch and terrestrial plantings. How can I get rid of it? It has spread dramatic

Prohibited Aquatic Plants

Q: I’m getting more and more frustrated by uncertain and conflicting information about invasive plants. It seems that governments, both Federal and State, are starting to crack down on individual businesses. However often there is only incomplete inform

Q: Many floating aquatic plants are prohibited in our state, like water hyacinth (Eichhornia) and water lettuce (Pistia). What non-invasive substitutes do you suggest we recommend and sell to our customers?

Maryland Aquatic Nurseries, Inc
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Visit: 3427 N. Furnace, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
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