May 21, 2018
PROTECTING & ENJOYING Lake Lillinonah SINCE 2003
Posted: September 05, 2016
Q. Why do algae grow in ponds in warm weather? Are they the same algae from year to year or does a new batch grow every year?
A. The usual suspects in the growth of pond scum are not common algae, of which there are many kinds, but a kind of microorganism once called blue-green algae and now usually referred to as cyanobacteria, because they are more like bacteria in structure.
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