Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V1 #13
Paul Kromboltz wrote......
>not in this mix because plants are not known to need it, only nitrogen
>fixing organisms need cobalt, and animals that need vitamin B12, which
Many algae and probably plants manufacture B12, so maybe they require
>Thanks for the endorsement, but 7 minutes is a lot longer than I have ever
>treated a plant. For a plant like rotalla rotundifolia, I would probably
>do two minutes. R. rotundifolia, however, is a tough little plant, unlike
>R. macandra, which really goes downhill fast once it is pulled up or cut.
>The longest I have ever treated a plant was 4 1/2 minutes, and that was a
>plant with a very thick stem. If you really want to get rid of the hair
>algae forever, you have to treat the tank that is going to be their new
Ya, I'm pretty sloppy. As for the seven minutes, that's the shortest
cycle available on the washing machine.