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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #23

Subject: Re: Marine Plants?

Michael D Nielsen wrote:

>Turtle grass and eel grass are only two of a handful of marine plants.
>I at one time tried to get
>ahold of this stuff when I worked at a pet store, but gave up after no
>sucess for over a year.  Possible collecting your own in Florida is

From everything I have read, even if you collect it, it's unlikely that
you'll be able to keep it alive.

>Marine algaes are beautiful and plentiful and would make a very
>interesting tank, but are not plants, they are "lower" life forms.

Sorry, wrong.  Algae, whether macro or micro are absolutely plants.  More
primitive, perhaps, but definitely plants.

Karen Randall
Aquatic Gardeners Association