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Green Scum On Pond

    …and in no time they may take over your pond. Algae Explained Algae does not have a defined root system and often floats on the pond's surface in mats although it may emerge at the pond's bottom before floating to the surface or even turn the water green. Before treating it is important to understand…
    …bright green in color and looking like spilled paint but can be found in a variety of colors as globs or even as a foamy scum. Generally these mats or films are thick and spread rapidly. What can you do to help keep your pond or lake from being affected? While there is no guarantee your pond or lake…
    …critters. They have evolved ways to survive in some of the harshest climates on the earth including the Arctic Circle Mojave Desert and everywhere in between. So don't worry: The ones living in your pond - likely a type of green aquatic frog or bullfrog - can handle some cold or frozen conditions.…
    …plant that is a common nuisance with no distinguishable leaves or root system. Referred to as string algae or pond scum is algae that floats on top of the water in clusters turn the water green and is often treated by a liquid algaecide. Chara is algae that looks like a submerged weed but is easy to…
    …These threads start growing along the bottom of the pond in shallower water on rocks or other aquatic plants and intertwine to form mats that resemble wet wool. When these mats rise to the surface they are commonly referred to as pond scum. These mats make great homes for micro- and macro-…