I filled a one gallon jug one-third full of muck from the swamp then filled the rest with the swamp water and added some aquatic plants for good measure. When I was done it looked like this:
After twenty-four hours the water had cleared up a lot and now looked like this:
There’s even a few critters swimming around the top:
I’m hoping it will clear up even more this week and the plants will start to grow to create a self-sufficient ecosystem.