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Re: [APD] Floating plant leaves and algae etc

Thomas Barr wrote:
>   But the other issue that has me wondering, is very low O2 levels as a potential inducer of algae spores. High CO2/low O2 conditions. I've done ambient O2, but not low O2. Adding lots of dead plant matter can cause the O2 to go lower rapidly. I did not test this parameter, but will in the future test. 

That will be interesting. If low O2 is correlated to increased algae 
growth, the corollary will also be true. That would offer a good 
explanation of why strongly growing plants discourage algae ... 
super-saturation of O2. Same effect achieved with peroxide.

Jerry Baker
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