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    Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

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    Re: Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

    Wow... keep it outta my pool! That is a lovely shade of green though...
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    Re: Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

    That's my neighborhood

    Take a look at this manatee thirsty for fresh water

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    Re: Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

    Eeewwwww, there isn't enough bleach in the world for that!
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    Re: Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

    If only they bought the right test kit and stopped listening to the pool store advice...
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    Re: Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

    Quote Originally Posted by JoyfulNoise View Post
    If only they bought the right test kit and stopped listening to the pool store advice...
    That would have to be like a TF-1,000,000 or something

    Then there would probably be a nationwide shortage of reagents.
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    Re: Oh my. Lake Okeechobee algae bloom

    This was completely preventable, but poor policy and poor politics allowed it to happen.
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