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Re: [APD] RE: algae indicators -- or - Knowing what it is isn'tvsknow what it is
All I'm saying is that lack of other explanations doesn't
make alleopathy the correct one.
Has anyone found any alleopathic chems in correlatin with
the purported effects in aqauria?
As for water changes, you can change as often as you want
and dose the chems back and the plants flourish and the
--- Jim Seidman <js5 at seidman_net> wrote:
> I'm not sure what empirical data you're referring to.
> Even with 50% weekly
> water changes, you'll still always have between one and
> two weeks' worth of
> allelopathic chemical production in your tank.
> Certainly allelopathy is the only explanation I've heard
> so far that makes
> sense (to me) as to why healthy plant growth discourages
> algae. That was
> the point of my original message. I simply don't
> understand how competition
> applies when there are no scarce resources that require
> I'd really like to hear an explanation of how algae in a
> environment could be inhibited by other plants consuming
> nutrients. If
> someone could address that specific question, I might
> well agree that it's
> a better explanation than allelopathy.
> - Jim Seidman
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