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plants vs algae
>From: "kat raddatz" <moondncr at worldnet_att.net>
>To: <Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com>
>Cc: <olet at larsen_dk>, <gtong at sirius_com>
>Subject: plants vs algae
>Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 17:01:58 -0500
>Hi. I usally just lurk & learn, but need to ask question.
>In Aquatic Plants Digest Sunday, April 25 1999 Volume 03 : Number
>991 Ole olet at larsen_dk wrote:
>Claus Christensen (biologist, at Tropica) writes in a small publication on
>algae and how to fight them, that it has been proved that some plants do
>excrete chemicals that are toxic to SOME algae (allelopati). He mentions
>Ceratophyllum, Stratoides and Egeria having this ability.
>I shared this with the Gold Fish disc list, " e-mail
>'goldfish-request at list_us.net' Please see:
>http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/4468/gflist.html " as goldfish love to eat
>plants & will uproot most plants; also many of us believe that it is not
>good to have a substrate in a gf tank considering how much waste they put
>out & how much they root in substrate. When I saw egeria which I use in gf
>tanks I wanted to share the above with gf list. Some wanted to know what
>publication you were refering to?
>Ole, ar you in Denmark? Would you know if the publication you mentioned
>might be available in English? On the net?
>Thanks for all the information, Kat