Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V1 #169
On Wed, 3 Jan 1996 15:39:02 -0500 you wrote:
>an undergravel filter which I could dismantle, after I buy a power filter.
>People say they have successful plant tanks with UG filtration. How do you
>vacuum the gravel, when it has laterite and plant tabs?
I do not use laterite. I figure the mulm does its job. I do not use
>Do you not use additives, or do you just use liquid ones?
I use liquid.
>This tank has all this floating debris in it, and it sucks! :)
I have lots of mulm in the gravel and when I stir the gravel it flies
up, but it settles out very quickly.
>I just took out the powerhead because I thought
>there was too much water movement, and maybe thats why nothing was >growing in there. Now the UG is just powered by an air pump.
I use a powerhead. Used to be 400gph, now I have a 100gph.
Dave Gomberg, Experimenta San Francisco CA USA gomberg at wcf_com