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Re: [APD] hydrogen sulfide - thanks
Worth noting! That sound off in the distance could be
someone shouting, "Told ya so."
Occassionally poking the substrate is a much less expensive
way to accomplish the same result.
--- "Mariano F. Bonfante" <mariano_bonfante at hotmail_com>
> I have been using different types of substrate heaters
> since a long time,
> when I first read about them. Although this subject
> became controversial
> years after, I have experienced when the system is
> working properly, that
> chances of getting anaerobic spots is rather scarce.
> >From: Stuart Halliday <stuart at stuarthalliday_com>
> >Reply-To: stuart at stuarthalliday_com, aquatic
> plants digest
> ><aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> >To: aquatic plants digest <aquatic-plants at actwin_com>
> >Subject: Re: [APD] hydrogen sulfide - thanks
> >Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2005 10:19:10 +0100
> >Mark Gilmore wrote:
> > > Stuart - thanks for the tips of my hydrogen sulfide
> disaster. The trick
> > > now will be catching fish in the densely planted tank
> before I start
> > > stirring up the substrate.
> >Good point.
> >How about this idea. Put in an aerator on high for an
> hour or two so
> >you've got lots of oxygen in the water and then poke say
> 10% of the
> >substrate. Then leave it for an hour before poking the
> next area.
> >This way any nasty gases can't dissolve into the water
> as it's already
> >saturated with oxygen?
> >Stuart Halliday
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