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RE: [APD] RE:Encouraging algae growth
In an outdoor culture tub for Daphnia I have been very successful using
ammonium sulfate and a little Miracle Gro (15-30-15). A good bloom
developed after about 3 days.
Lemon Grove, California
On Sunday, January 18, 2004 15:40, Rob Fowler
[SMTP:aquaria at sarcanthinae_com] wrote:
> I agree with Tom about using household fertiliser to promote algae.
> If you want a massive uncontrollable bloom of algae you may wish try
> an low dose of a specialist orchid fertliser.
> As most orchids are epiphytes and the fertilisers are formulated to
> a balanced (whatver that is) mix without any other media.
> In my experience the addition of a of pinch Horticultural Solutions 'HSO
> mix will send a well lit 20L tank green in no time.
> (I'm going to get into trouble again for suggesting how to grow algae).
> - Rob Fowler
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