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Re: Water changes

Robert Paul H. writes:

> Would these water changes from the tap with high nitrogen gas actually 
>  contribute to an algae bloom? Without de-gassing the water, would my 
>  frequent water changes actually make an algae problem worse?

Nitrogen gas can not be used by algaes.  It first must be "fixed" by being 
turned into a useable compound/ion.  Blue-Green Algae can fix nitrogen, but 
it is more of a bacteria and not really an algae.

Bob Dixon