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Re: thanks, curing my BG algae problem

Kenneth S. Bruno said...

>However, if I have a low oxygen content why are my fish still fat and happy?

The stagnant areas don't have to be that low in oxygen.

>Also, having kept unplanted aquariums for so long I have this overwhelming
>fear of removing my filtration. My tank is not heavily planted (yet), will
>nitrates build up too fast?

Remove the activated carbon, not the filtration. There is a belief that
the carbon will remove chelated metals, if the water contains any, from
the water. Sorry, I wasn't being clear.

Dave Whittaker
Gloucester, Ontario
ac554 at FreeNet_Carleton.ca