Old 04-17-2005, 10:03 PM
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Floating greenish brown clumps

OK- pond put in last fall. No fish, plants, anything yet. 1600 gals with uv filter. Water stays very clear, however within the last month or so, a lot of "gobs" of greenish brown clumbs are forming. What do I do? I'm about to add fish and plants soon, but want to take care of this problem first. Pond has algae all over bottom , but other than that is clean- no leaves or anything-
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Old 04-17-2005, 10:09 PM
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If it in the sun you will have algae so fill it up with plant to shade it
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Old 04-18-2005, 12:13 AM
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I'll tell you what it is Kev....

if you stop mooning me!

It's just string algae. Your U/V won't do anything to stop it, since unlike suspended algae, it won't be sent through your U/V. It's normally a problem this time of year. Late winter, to early spring is when it's most likely to rear it's ugly head. If you make a veggie filter, like I told the guy in the last thread about, that will take care of the problem.

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Old 04-18-2005, 12:37 AM
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Copper sulfate or cutrine plus
kills algae does not do much to vascular plants
if dosed properly.
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Old 05-15-2005, 11:39 AM
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Will Copper sulfate or cutrine plus affect the fishies?
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