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Regarding the current discussion on BGA, the newbie's ought to be reminded
that blue-green algae are not plants -they are a type of bacteria which
contain chlorophyll. The chloroplasts inside of green plants is actually a
cyanobacterium living inside of the plants cells in a symbiotic arrangement.
Depriving them of light might reduce their numbers but it won't do anything
to totally eradicate them from a tank. They are everywhere and if an
aquarium is well maintained, ought not to cause a problem
Learn how to grow plants, and you will find that your algae issues will
lessen. Instant answers are not the way to becoming a successful aquatic
Oh, and all of those beautiful Amano photographs of tanks with no visible
algae, have more than likely been extensively worked over (the tanks, not
the photos). Its like a woman going to the hairdresser and hiring a makeup
artist before a photo session.
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