Algae grows in ponds for several reasons, including sunlight exposure during hot weather, water stagnation, high pH levels in the water, and decay and debris that floats on the surface of the pond.
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Susan Steele has been writing for more than 20 years. Her work has been featured in online publications, such as eHow.com and StarReviews. While attending Ashland Community and Technical College, Steele says her favorite courses were English and literature. Steele has enjoyed working for Demand Studios since June 2009.