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Green Algae

Can You Guess It??

This photo was featured in the July 2010 NEBLINE Newsletter

July Can You Guess It?? Photo

ANSWER: Spyrogyra green algae


Spirogyra, a type of filamentous algae. If you have weeds or algae in your pond, it is important to know what you are dealing with before treating. Keep in mind, not all green plants or algae are harmful to your pond.

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