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Re: [APD] Proper disposal of Aquatic plants and hobbyist responsibility
Harry Martin wrote:
> Dennis Dietz wrote:
>>> In Wyoming it's likely that composting isn't an issue. In particularly wet
>>> areas it is not a safe disposal method. But even in cold water, a
>>> remarkable number of aquatic plants that don't do so well in aquaria do
>>> extremely well in local lakes, rivers and ponds. I can see that right down
>>> the road from me here in north Idaho.
> It can be a problem if one were to dump a plant directly into the local
> river. Most of our invaders are weeds from other states.
>> To true! Remember, what we consider a healthy and happy plant does not
>> necessarily make a dead plant in nature.
> If the lack of humidity won't kill it, the local deer and rabbits will
> eat it for sure. Just the same, no need to take chances. This is new to
> me as a potential problem.
> Thanks for the heads up.
Its assumptions that can get us into trouble. Thank you Harry for being
so open minded. Yeah, now I feel like it was worth it:)
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