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lowjack12

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Brown sludge
« 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


rgfixit

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Re: Brown sludge
« Reply #1 on: Aug 01, 2020, 05:14 PM »
Don’t know but, it sure looks nasty.

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Re: Brown sludge
« Reply #2 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.

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Re: Brown sludge
« Reply #3 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.

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lowjack12

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Re: Brown sludge
« Reply #4 on: Aug 02, 2020, 10:05 AM »
This is a better close up of the brown sludge


taxid

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Re: Brown sludge
« Reply #5 on: Aug 02, 2020, 10:46 AM »
Algae that has floated up, washed ashore, and broken down.
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