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Title: Brown sludge
Post by: lowjack12 on Aug 01, 2020, 04:40 PM
Does anybody know what this is is that the tomhannock reservoir pretty much Brown sludgy looking stuff going across the entire Lake plus there's a turnover of green stuff out there as well
(https://i.postimg.cc/nC3zRy8N/20200801-105903.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/nC3zRy8N)
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: rgfixit on Aug 01, 2020, 05:14 PM
Donít know but, it sure looks nasty.

Rg
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: Rugburn on Aug 01, 2020, 09:45 PM
Looks like Filamentous Algae  ?? Grows on the bottom, then releases into floating nasty mats. Tough to ID only with a pic sometimes. It goes through various stages as it grows.
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: taxid on Aug 01, 2020, 10:24 PM
Looks like Filamentous Algae  ?? Grows on the bottom, then releases into floating nasty mats. Tough to ID only with a pic sometimes. It goes through various stages as it grows.

Bingo!
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: lowjack12 on Aug 02, 2020, 10:05 AM
This is a better close up of the brown sludge
(https://i.postimg.cc/Ff4JnYDK/20200802-110419.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/Ff4JnYDK)
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: taxid on Aug 02, 2020, 10:46 AM
Algae that has floated up, washed ashore, and broken down.
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: trapper2000 on Aug 08, 2020, 01:28 PM
i  told  you guys .....don't  fish in  sewer treatment  plants  geeeez  ....go  shower
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: taxid on Aug 08, 2020, 01:50 PM
i  told  you guys .....don't  fish in  sewer treatment  plants  geeeez  ....go  shower

How many of you know walleye fry have been grown at wastewater treatment plants?
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: trapper2000 on Aug 08, 2020, 03:02 PM
that  explains  why  big ones  taste the way they do !!!!! 
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: filetandrelease on Aug 08, 2020, 03:55 PM
that  explains  why  big ones  taste the way they do !!!!!
Lmao
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: taxid on Aug 08, 2020, 08:43 PM
that  explains  why  big ones  taste the way they do !!!!!

 :rotflol:
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: Badbrad2186 on Aug 08, 2020, 09:37 PM
that  explains  why  big ones  taste the way they do !!!!!

No that's from your buddy taking a crap on the ice everyday to mark his territory
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: lowjack12 on Aug 09, 2020, 07:55 AM
Its actually drinking water for Troy ny and Rensselaer County area. I would never drink anything from the faucet
Title: Re: Brown sludge
Post by: filetandrelease on Aug 09, 2020, 08:32 AM
 Iíve worked on city water lines if you seen what they looked like inside youíd never want to drink any town or city water you would think twice