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Filamentous (string) Algae

    …depletion is great enough. * Filamentous Algae are long threads that grow from the bottom up and intertwine to form mats. Most commonly called pond scum or string algae the mats will often float to the surface of the pond and will not break apart in your hand. The floating algae can easily cover the…
    …Selecting a chemical will depend on what type of algae you are looking to treat. For fine planktonic algae that causes green water Algae D-Solv™ or other liquid chemicals will be your best bet. If you are fighting filamentous (string) algae then a granular form such as AlgaeOff® is better…
    …growing. In uncontrolled amounts however planktonic algae can deplete the dissolved oxygen into the pond leading to a fish kill. * Filamentous (string) algae is comprised of single cell plants that form long visible chains threads or filaments. These threads start growing along the bottom of the…