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Re: [APD] Self-contained tanks

The math would be that simple if the system was actually that simple, but
(*fortunately* for us), it's not.  Not sure how much fun aquaria would be if
it could be boiled down to "add fish, water, and food in the right

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Stuart Halliday <stuart at mytriops_com>wrote:

> I believe Tim wrote this email section below:
> > I figure it's simple math *if* somebody actually has the necessary data.
> > Find the amount a fish eats in a day. Find the amount algae grows in a
> > day (probably per square inch facing the light). Get them roughly equal.
> > Simple, in theory.
> Pardon me but that sounds like a person who knows nothing about fish. :-)
> All the fish I've raised grow and therefore the amount of food it eats
> changes. Also even algae eaters eat more than algae.
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