Re: Amano's under gravel heating

> From: Neil Frank <nfrank at mindspring_com>
> Date: Sat, 01 Feb 1997 07:00:27 -0500
> >Yes, pleeeeease. How does he carpet his gravel with E. tennellus and 
> >Glostostigma, anyways? 
> Good conditions including proper lighting, adequate CO2 and lack of
> competing plants. I can't comment on the benefits of his particular
> fertilizers, but I can tell you one thing that is NOT needed: undergravel
> heating! He doesn't use it.

Ah, but he *sells* it!  He offers machined stainless steel plates (!)
for use in a substrate heating system.  Why would he sell it if he
doesn't use it?