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Flourite and more backgrounds

> Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 19:36:13 -0500
> From: "Ben B" <benrx at naxs_net>
> Subject: Flourite and more backgrounds

> Anyway, I'm sure my plants are stunned from uprooting, sitting in 
> a cold bucket all day, trimming, and then being shoved back into 
> the gravel.  I feel like any nutrients I add to my aquarium would just
> go to feed algae until the plants get back going.  On the other hand, 
> the plants might need some nutrients to get back going.  Any 
> suggestions?  When should I start back adding them?

Amano built up 1 50g tank during a design clinic at AGA 2001 this pas
November, and he explained that after the initial placement the plants
are in shock and almost dead.  He said he doesn't add any nutrients to
the water column for a few days.  

Michael Rubin in wet San Francisco, grateful I don't live in Buffalo NY
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