Pond Boss Magazine
http://www.pondboss.com/images/userfiles/image/20130301193901_6_150by50orangewhyshouldsubscribejpeg.jpg
Advertisment
Newest Members
BobMoff, unclewilco, audio21, Hidden Acres, GrandBob
15652 Registered Users
Forum Stats
15652 Members
36 Forums
36023 Topics
490081 Posts

Max Online: 1210 @ 08/23/18 11:01 PM
Top Posters
esshup 24029
Cecil Baird1 20043
ewest 19533
Dave Davidson1 13559
Bill Cody 12468
Who's Online
14 registered (Quarter Acre, LeighAnn, canyoncreek, Bobbss, Theo Gallus, roundy, bigpullerman, Hidden Acres, NEDOC, Brettski, FireIsHot, RStringer, anthropic, blavis), 137 Guests and 450 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
IMG-3968.JPG
Cant seem to Identify what this is. Any thoughts?
Other images in post
Image Details
Poster jig04 Offline
Posted 10/03/18 11:01 PM
Description
Found this floating in my main pond. It seems to stay mostly along the shore line. My run off pond, which feeds into my larger pond, is completely covered by it. Any thoughts?
Dimensions 800x600
Size 260.34 KB
UBBCode
Thumbnail
Medium
Full

Comments
#497179 - 10/03/18 11:32 PM Re: Cant seem to Identify what this is. Any thoughts? [Re: jig04]
Kelly Duffie Offline
Lunker

Registered: 04/19/02
Posts: 1478
Loc: Cypress, TX (Helena A-E LLC))
Common duckweed (Lemna minor).
There's also a few watermeal plants in one photo; the seed-like specs that are clustered together in upper part of the sunlit ring finger.

Top
#497213 - 10/05/18 03:12 AM Re: Cant seem to Identify what this is. Any thoughts? [Re: jig04]
PerryNZ Offline


Registered: 06/22/11
Posts: 50
Loc: New Zealand
From my limited experience, the watermeal will assume dominance, depending on temperatures and the nutrient levels in the water. Adding to Kelly's comments: watermeal does not have a root dangling from it's leaves. Duckweed does.

Watermeal is supposed to be a superfood, too. I might try using it as a mulch. Or in the compost heap.

Have a look at these posts:
http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=485983#Post485983

http://forums.pondboss.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=486149#Post486149

Top

Today's Birthdays
Brad B., JAWGADAWG
Recent Posts
One acre pond on hillside
by Quarter Acre
6 minutes 33 seconds ago
Amazing the variety of soft plastic fish attack
by canyoncreek
8 minutes 59 seconds ago
Red ear in nebraska
by NEDOC
48 minutes 44 seconds ago
My pond full of outcast
by bigpullerman
58 minutes 10 seconds ago
Water Loss During Initial Fill
by Hidden Acres
Today at 10:33 AM
Hi, everyone!
by Flame
Today at 08:50 AM
What did you do at your pond today?
by jludwig
Today at 08:15 AM
Catmandoo birthday
by FireIsHot
Today at 08:05 AM
Adult gills vs yoy
by Dave Davidson1
Today at 06:20 AM
Stocking Plan
by Heppy
Yesterday at 11:53 PM
Newly Uploaded Images
Cant seem to Identify what this is.  Any thoughts?
Evaluating and adjusting Fish populations and ID
Vegetation ID
Our new pond
CNBG
My Best Longear so far

2014 POND BOSS INC. all rights reserved USA and Worldwide