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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #582

Bob wrote: 

> I just use a cheap chemical dechlorinator without any problems.  I'm not
> sure if my water company uses chlorine or chloramine, but I figure I only
> change 10 - 20% of the water at a time, and the plants will quickly eat any
> ammonia that might be freed by the thiosulfate. Is this logic flawed

I suspect that your logic is right on, but depending on the growth rate 
of your plants, and the amount of chloramine added to your water at
any given time, you might end up with excess ammonia.    Our planted tanks
probably give us more margin for error.  

Chuck Gadd