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Re: [APD] Ammonia and Nitrates
You can aerate the heck out of a plantless tank, and if
there are nutrients, algae will love it.
--- Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
> 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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