RE: NANFA-- NANFA -- Pond algae

Crail, Todd (
Tue, 23 Jul 2002 10:25:22 -0400

I'm reading these *all* out of order. Sorry for restating what you'd typed
about removal Nick :)

It sounds like the crashing algae depleted all the O2 in the water and caused
the kill. Mmmmmmm... Organic overloooaaaaddd....

Not fun stuff, fer anybody involved. Sorry your son had to smell all of that!

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Davis

Last summer my son had a grounds crew job at a local university. He had a
ball scooting around on those tractors. And then the photoperiod declined
(probably the corresponding time would be about two weeks from now), there
was a massive algae crash (sounding a lot like what Craig has described) and
the young man (no longer a happy camper) got a chance to help pull what
seemed like a ton of dead fish from a too shallow 4 acre pond right next to
the student center and a class building.
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