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Re: [APD] is there a FAQ somewhere?
GDA = green dust algae
GSA = green spot algae
BBA = black brush algae
http://www.aquariumalgae.blogspot.com/ is a good reference, with
photos, of the various algae we encounter in aquariums.
GDA also fits nicely with what most of us call green dust algae when
we see it taking off again after 2 months of fighting it.
On Dec 13, 2006, at 10:41 PM, Rebecca Perry wrote:
> I’m doing my level best to make sense of what I’ve been reading on
> this list
> in the last couple of weeks, but I’m new to this technical side of
> the hobby
> and High School chemistry was a long time ago. I’m also finding it
> tough to
> keep up with all the abbreviations. So far I’ve managed ok with
> Google, but
> it would really be great if there were a list somewhere….
> I’m not talking about the old ‘how to set up a fish tank’ nonsense
> – more
> like WTF are all the chemical names and algae abbreviations? Is
> there a
> basic “water chemistry for aquatic gardeners” primer out there
> Yes, I’ve got Walstad and I’m working my way through it, but it’s a
> My first thought when I saw “GDA” was somebody cursing about
> algae. ;->
> Anyway, if someone could point me to such a resource, I’d be most
> Back to lurking,
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