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Re: Driftwood = Algae?

> Empirical evidence? I got rid of the driftwood in my 60, and the algae
> problems dropped by a factor of, well hell, at least a gazillion. Minimizing
> phosphate sources is the standard algae control method. Why would you want
> to throw a few pounds of it in your tank? My new 90 has NO driftwood and I

On the opposite end of empirical evidence, I've got three tanks, all with 
driftwood, with no algae problems.    I doubt there is much of a link.   Unless
the piece of wood is rotted and falling apart, I doubt it's releasing much in
the way of nutrients.     

Chuck Gadd