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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1229
on 01:48 PM 8/22/99 , Roger Miller wrote:
>On the down side, free aluminum is toxic to many plants. It's probably
>toxic to fish as well in sufficient doses.
>I wouldn't use aluminum sulfate, and I couldn't advise you to, either.
A possible data point in favor of Al sulfate: Mardel's "Brite N' Clear", a
product that claims to clear cloudiness and remove phosphates from aquarium
water, lists Aluminum sulfate as its active ingredient. It also "has a
softening effect on the water" according to the label.
Does anyone think this may actually remove phosphates? I wouldn't add it to
my aquarium, but I've been considering trying it as a pre-treat for
michael moncur mgm at starlingtech_com http://www.starlingtech.com/
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