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Re: [APD] !!!Warning (DOC of the feline variety)!!!
This would be a very STRONG source of macronutrients, and should be treated
with caution in anything but the largest tanks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Justin Collins" <jucollin at du_edu>
To: "Karen Randall" <krandall at rdrcpa_biz>; "aquatic plants digest"
<aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [APD] !!!Warning (DOC of the feline variety)!!!
> Ouch. Should the cat find itself in the tank and leave some, um, gifts
> behind, would you consider the use of kitty castings as worthwhile? :-)
> Justin Collins
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Karen Randall" <krandall at rdrcpa_biz>
> To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
> Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 9:20 AM
> Subject: [APD] !!!Warning (DOC of the feline variety)!!!
> > >> A mass of cat fur can be a good foundation for riccia and similar
> > If your cat is a shorthair it might be hard to get enough fur, but hair
> > balls can be a good alternative.<<
> > I have to warn you about one serious danger in using any part of a DOC
> > either as a nitrogen source or as a matrix for plant growth. Do not, I
> > repeat, DO NOT use a recently flea-powdered kitten. I can tell you from
> > personal experience that after placing a contaminated DOC (well, I
> > place her, she got in there on her own) in a 75G tank for only a split
> > second, (she got out pretty fast on her own too) ALL the fish were dead
> > within minutes, in spite of the fact that I continuously flushed the
> > fast as I could.
> > Personally, I would stick to more "main stream" fertilizer sources, like
> > rabbit turds.
> > Karen
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