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Re:Water Conditioners and Their Effect on Heavily Planted Tanks
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re:Water Conditioners and Their Effect on Heavily Planted Tanks
- From: George Booth <booth at frii_com>
- Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 21:10:38 -0700
- In-Reply-To: <200011270848.DAA01603 at actwin_com>
>Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 21:39:09 EST
>From: LeroyC333 at aol_com
>Hello to everyone on this list. Whoa, I just read in a back issue that
>someone said that it was NOT desirable to use water conditioners that remove
>heavy metals from tap water when you have a heavily planted tank. Is this
>true? <Endless repetitions deleted>
Ask question only once. Use words sparingly. Iron heavy. Draw conclusion.
>And also, on a side note, ...
If anyone else read this far, I would be amazed.
>I have heard that you should not use activated carbon in heavily
>planted tanks either, as it will take out and remove all of the trace
>elements in the water that the plant needs to grow. Is this true?
Yes, to some degree.
>And if it is, then what type of media are you supposed to use in your
George Booth in Ft. Collins, Colorado (booth at frii_com)
"The web site for Aquatic Gardeners by Aquatic Gardeners"