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Re: [APD] filtration goals

I believe Jerry Baker wrote this email section below:
> Stuart Halliday wrote:
>> A heavily planted tank can only realistically a third to half of the normal 
>> fish load.
> Are there any data? My casual observation has been that plants seem to 
> eat ammonia much faster than fish produce it. It takes quite a while to 
> build up a couple mg/L of ammonia without plants, but I need to add some 
> every couple of days with plants growing - even with 20 or 30 fish in a 
> 75G tank.

I'm just going by memory from Diana Walstad's book.

Stuart Halliday
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