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Re: [APD] Silicates Leaching from Aquarium Glass?

bill wrote:
> I had never heard of that, but after Googling I find that at least some
> people believe that it does.
> Assuming that to be true, do you think that the amount that is leached would
> be significant enough to cause the growth of certain silicate-loving algaes?

What seems strange to me about that theory is that glass is silicon 
dioxide, a covalent molecule. Why would one covalent molecule like water 
be able to break another covalent bond? Seems strange to me.
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