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#497374 - 10/10/18 09:58 PM algae- northern pond ice green
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Registered: 11/07/15
Posts: 64
Loc: Midland, Michigan
I have noticed the past two winters that the ice on my pond is greenish tinted. My water has never been clearer than 10-12 inches. It is half acre, solid clay pond, five years old. Fish are doing well,(LMB,BG,CC) not sure if I should mess with it. Anyone out there have the same situation?
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#498087 - 10/30/18 12:52 PM Re: algae- northern pond ice green [Re: Funky]
Jeff Calvin Offline


Registered: 06/12/12
Posts: 43
Loc: Ohio USA
Yes, my pond water is never clear and we can never see any deeper than about 2'. There is always a green tint to our water. The ice does not appear to be green in the Winter though.

My pond is clay bottomed as well. I run aeration continually. The darn Channel Cats keep the water churned up I know. Wish I had never stocked them. I caught some 15-17# weight at 30+ inches this past Summer.

We are located in NE Ohio.
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#498279 - 11/02/18 09:09 AM Re: algae- northern pond ice green [Re: Funky]
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Registered: 11/07/15
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Loc: Midland, Michigan
Jeff, I totally agree, I wish I did not put CC in, however I thought they would not reproduce, and they have. Fun catching though!
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#498472 - 11/07/18 12:15 PM Re: algae- northern pond ice green [Re: Funky]
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Registered: 06/12/12
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Loc: Ohio USA
Funky - you got that right! I've hooked up a 'big hog' and handed the rod to my Grandsons on a couple occasions. After the initial look of shock and fright on their face, smiles from ear to ear! They continually talk about it = life long memories. Good times.
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