Originally Posted By: Bill Cody
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Lot of species, especially those in the groups Chrysophyta (golden browns) and Bacillarophyta (diatoms), grow well in cold water. I've seen a bloom of Chrysococcus occur in 34F-36F water when the aerator was operating keeping water open.


Thanks Bill!

I was wondering whether the drop in DO could be partially attributed to reduced phytoplankton activity with the water temp now down to 34+ F. Sounds like that is not the case.

Absolutely awesome thread! I am always looking forward to updates. WbuffetJr IMHO you have to do a PBM article! smile


Last edited by Bill D.; 12/29/17 09:38 PM.

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