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Re: [APD] O2 consumption by plants
How gory do you want the detail?
Plants, aerobic bacteria, critters, we all use the same thing
for respiration and energy.
Plants do not need much O2 versus say a critter. They have much
less demand, they (generally) do not move around, no muscles
Your fish drain far more O2 than the plants even in a very
packed tank might.
Respiration takes two main forms in plant and there is an
alternative pathway also.
Here's a brief discussion:
If you want more on the CTA cycle, electron transport etc:
Some modeling ideas:
Your midterm test is next week. Better start studying:-)
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