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David Webb wrote:

>>Anyways, one thing I did that the list might be interested in is I set
>>up a corner box filter, but not having any live biomedia to fill it
>>with, I stuffed it full of live spirulina growing in my daphnia tank.
>>The quarantine tank is next to my daphnia tank and both get twin-tube
>>24hx7d lighting, so I suspect the spirulina in the box filter will do
>>quite well as a photosynthetic, nutrient-removing filter media.

I thought that Spirulina was a single-celled bluegreen alga.  David, are
you sure that Spirulina is what you stuffed in your in your filter box?
From what you said, it sounds like you put some kind of filamentous alga
in.  Could it have been Spirogyra?

Paul Krombholz                  Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS  39174