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Re: [APD] Ammonia and Nitrates

Liz Wilhite wrote:
> I know we've been told that allelopathy isn't at play but if the plants
> themselves are not putting out chemicals that are suppressing algae, then
> how can we account for the fact that the aquarium with plants doesn't grow
> algae at the rate of the tank without plants with the same level of
> nutritents?

I wonder if it's the O2 levels created by the plants? There has been a 
lot of speculation that algal cells are more susceptible to oxidation 
than other cells (the whole peroxide/algae thing).

Jerry Baker
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