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Re: Green water
- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: Re: Green water
- From: Thomas Barr <tcbiii at earthlink_net>
- Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 01:35:55 -0800
- In-Reply-To: <200202250848.g1P8m6w29215 at actwin_com>
- User-Agent: Microsoft-Outlook-Express-Macintosh-Edition/5.02.2022
Jon, you forgot the easiest method of all, blackout. You'll find Daphnia in
most pools and ponds. Go on a Daphnia hunt! You can really pack the wool
into your canister filter also.
> So I feel my only 2 options are
> 1. Try and find somewhere to catch some daphnia - anyone with any ideas ?
> there are some little streams and things near me where we used to catch
> yabbies and tadpoles when we were younger. Maybe I should try here ?
> 2. Some sort of chemical treatment be it a flocculant and then run through a
> cannister with filter wool ? Someone also mentioned to me at an aquarium
> shop to use barley straw extract ? I have tried the flocculant method in
> the past in combination with filtration and large water changes but the
> greenwater did reappear.
> Please help :)
> in sunny hot Perth, Western Australia