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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V5 #340 greenlight

In a message dated 9/15/02 3:58:12 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

<< However the question is then :
 Does light without green slow down photosynthesis ?
 It is meant with the same Fe, NO3, PO4 level anywhere in the tank.
Green light isn't used for photosynthesis. Green light is reflected by 
chlorophyl. Chlorophyl absorbs red and blue light which are also the main 
light wave lengths used in photosynthesis. Green and yellow light are not 
used as much for photosynthesis but your eye is most sensitive to green and 
yellow light. that is why a light source can look dim to you but be great for