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cinemike

cinemike
CREZIERES
France
(Zone 8a)

January 15, 2013
7:35 AM

Post #9385732

Just noticed this strange effect in my plastic water butt. It is filled by the drainpipe. It looks like something is eating the algae from the inside of the butt, but I can't figure out what. Any ideas???
The first image has been digitally enhanced to show the effect more clearly. The second is 'natural'. the miscellaneous shapes are reflections from the surface of, for example, the waterspout.

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porkpal
Richmond, TX

January 15, 2013
7:54 AM

Post #9385761

I have seen this happen too, but I don't know what is at work.
CajuninKy
Biggs, KY
(Zone 6a)

February 1, 2013
3:34 PM

Post #9405254

I have seen that happen also but have no idea what causes it.

TrumpetFlowerz

TrumpetFlowerz
Ft Myers, FL
(Zone 10a)

February 16, 2013
10:02 AM

Post #9420915

Definitely a freshwater oorganism at work there. :)

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