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Posted July 11th, 2010 at 09:55 AM by Chilling Touch
Well, Im a lifeguard, and one of the things we deal with on a daily basis is algae. Most of the time, its just mustard algae, which comes from ducks, and is highly resistant to pool chemicals, but can be dealt with quite easily.

A few days ago, the pool caught a strain of black algae, which is basically a super algie that pops out of nowhere, is hard to kill, enjoy's shadows, and is resistant to almost everything except cold. To deal with it, we had to go underwater and scrub it with heavy duty chlorine blocks.

The thing is, if you miss a spot one day, the next day you come in and there will be 20 spots. It grows at an incredible speed, and moves without actually leaving a trail. This actually happened, and we had to take care of it. The gaurds at our pool nicknamed it "ninja algae".

Today, it clicked. Ninja algae is much similar to none other than...

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