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Re: [APD] CO2 and Algae

Isn't it simply decomposition? 'Release ammonia' implies some other

Oh, and removed my name from the subject line... :-O

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Stuart Halliday <stuart at mytriops_com>wrote:

> I believe Aquatic Scapes wrote this email section below:
>> If any of these are missing in a higher light aquarium then the plants
>> will begin to release ammonia which will "wake the algae already present in
>> your aquarium from the spore (sleeping state) existence to the flagellate
>> (awake state) existence and begin to attach to the plants.
> Can you tell me where you read this?
> I've never yet came across any article that claims that plants release
> ammonia into the water column.
> News to me.
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