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Re: Iron Levels


I keep my iron levels rather high, approx 0.5ppm or more.  The biggest
reason is I have sae's and yamato shrimp in this tank and sometimes it
easier to grow your own algae rather than goto a nursery and get some of
there's. :)


>>At 02:07 AM 8/27/1999 -0400, Roger S. Miller wrote:
>>My question about why the heck we need 0.5 mg/l of iron in our aquariums
>>still stands.

> I can't imagine keeping it that high. At anything over 0.2 mg/l I start
> growing thread algae all over. Since I am too lazy to get out the test
> tube brush and go "algae twirling", I stay at around 0.1 mg/l.