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Re: [APD] Peat pots

>>I've had peat pots in the tank since January (four months now) with
no signs of decomposition or degradation. The pots are filled with
Flourite  gravel.<<

They will decompose eventually. It may be X number of months, a year, or 
longer but eventually it will break down. Only a couple things will happen: 
a) it will release acidic compounds that will affect your pH to some extent, 
(at the  least making your substrate more acidic, and at the worst making 
the water column more acidic)  B)  in the immediate area surrounding the 
decomposing peat, oxygen will be cut off. The peat will turn black. You will 
basically have a dead spot in the substrate.

Best regards

Robert Paul Hudson
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