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Re: funny white spheres and gravel
Roger S. Miller offered...
>They sound like Osmocote (or similar) beads. The shells are
>permeable plastic and usually a little less than 1/8" in diameter.
>Originally they coated the fertilizer bead, but the fertilizer gradually
>dissolves out, leaving a hollow, white or yellowish brittle sphere.
I forgot to mention, there is no fertilization in the tank. The substrate
is #16 Silver Sand from the local gravel/cement dealer, with nothing but
fish waste added. Oddly, I had thought the same thing, as they look to be
about the right size.
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