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Re: UV in a planted tank

> Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 23:20:31 -0500 (CDT)
> From: chrisk at casbah_acns.nwu.edu (Chris Kirkpatrick)
> Was also wondering if UV would help control algea (brush, and fetid
> slimy stuff occasionally) and what other effects UV has.

UV will help control free floating algae spores. It will also tend to
remove trace elements due, perhaps, to oxidation or perhaps breaking
down the chelating compounds.

George "Two more days til Monterrey"