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#83901 - 03/12/07 12:41 PM Blue/green pond water?
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Registered: 02/11/06
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Loc: Kinder,louisiana
There is a pond that is close to my property that has a blue/green tint to it and i always wondered why it was that color. I have another neighbor that is digging a pond and i went to look at it the other day and the water in it was the same color and it only has a few feet of water in it. These 2 ponds are in line with each other behind my property. Here is a pic of the first pond and the other pond in question is to the right of it about 500 feet(no pic yet) . Notice the bigger pond in the front is muddy. Does anyone know why they are this color? Could it be a spring? I know that they are not dyed.Here is the link to the pic. blue/green pond
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#83902 - 03/12/07 05:38 PM Re: Blue/green pond water?
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Registered: 08/05/06
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Loc: Deer Park & Shiro Texas
That's what the old sand pits look like around the Houston area after the water table fills them up after the they quit pumping them out.
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#83903 - 03/12/07 09:05 PM Re: Blue/green pond water?
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It could be that the blue green one has a lot of nutrient running in and the other has a bunch of sand uphill.
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#83904 - 03/12/07 09:25 PM Re: Blue/green pond water?
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My ponds are a very clear blue/green when I first fill them with well water. Could also be the combination of phytoplankton in your area that causes that. You're sure they are not using a dye?
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#83905 - 03/13/07 06:14 AM Re: Blue/green pond water?
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No dye because there still digging the second pond.
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