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Re: Mini Dutch tank

In a message dated 7/25/00 11:47:53 AM Mountain Daylight Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

> Im thinking of setting up a mini dutch tank, maybe without any
>fish at all or maybe with a couple that provide to the tank a nitrogen
Excuse me, am I confused or what?  I thought the fundamental concept of Dutch 
tanks is to get the fish to build up lots of fish-pooh in the substrate.  
Without fish, how do you do that?  Maybe there's a feline approach.  Of 
course to get the cat's cooperation, a kitty-litter substrate may be 
required.  I once had a roommate's cat use an empty 20-long as a litter box 
with just plain gravel though.  Maybe you just have to train them to go over 
the water.

Bob Dixon
Cichlid Trader List Administrator