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Re: [APD] RE: marine planted tank
I don't. I'll ask around and see what I can find out for you.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott H" <irons_21 at yahoo_com>
To: "aquatic plants digest" <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2003 9:03 AM
Subject: Re: [APD] RE: marine planted tank
> Do you have a source of information on these new
> rotifer? That could be an intesting read.
> Scott R.H.
> --- Justin Collins <jucollin at du_edu> wrote:
> > It depends on where and how the live rock is
> > collected. Much of the Fiji
> > rock came out of a harbor that the government was
> > trying to clear out.
> > Unlike many other locations, most of what would
> > otherwise have been wasted
> > went into aquariums. The vast majority of
> > reef-related destruction come
> > from pollution like industrial waste, runoff, and
> > other things like that.
> > There is, however, a definite collection impact in
> > some areas, such as those
> > where cardinal fish are collected. Notable drops in
> > populations have been
> > seen, which is stupid, given the ease of breeding
> > them. On a good note,
> > there was recently some research released about a
> > new sort of rotifer that
> > has been propagated that may be able to the used to
> > feed larvae. Angels and
> > some other previously impossible to breed species
> > were recently raised using
> > them, which is promising.
> > Justin Collins
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "S. Hieber" <shieber at yahoo_com>
> > To: "aquatic plants digest"
> > <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 2:26 PM
> > Subject: Re: [APD] RE: marine planted tank
> > > Hmmm. I thought it was collecting all the live
> > rock and
> > > substrate that was doing a number on coral reefs
> > -- not to
> > > mention all the things that aren't hobby related,
> > like
> > > sewage, etc.
> > >
> > > Scott H.
> > > --- Christopher Hind <cixcell at yahoo_com> wrote:
> > > > whoa, invertibrate based tanks are highly
> > destructive?
> > > > i know TONS of people who propagate their own
> > coral
> > > > and swap frags. its cheaper AND the coral
> > usually
> > > > fares better because its had a few generations
> > living
> > > > under various tank conditions. i do agree with
> > you in
> > > > saying though that the marine aquarium hobby is
> > > > destructive to fish populations which are much
> > harder
> > > > to reproduce in captivity minus notable
> > exceptions
> > > > (clownfish)
> > >
> > >
> > > =====
> > > S. Hieber
> > >
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