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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #778

> One of the concerns I have heard stated about Flourite vs. laterite 
> is that, due
> to the large grain size when compare to laterite, the roots aren't 
> as able to be
> in intimate contact.

Well let me try and allay your concern with a thousand words... a 
picture that is... a close up shot of the root system of an uprooted 
plant (someone here was trimming back their tank) that is holding on 
too so much Flourite you can still hardly see the roots even after 
shaking it several times. I'll post this picture at 

-Greg Morin

Gregory Morin, Ph.D.  ~~~~~~~Research Director~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Seachem Laboratories, Inc.      www.seachem.com     888-SEACHEM