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RE: phosphorus and phosphorus control

Roger wrote:

>>The amount of phosphorus removed by the plants depends on the weight of
plant material produced and on the phosphorus content of the plants.
Sparce planting and slow growing, low-light plants produce less plant
material, so have less effect on the phosphorus budget.<<

So a person with a tank full of anubias, cryps, or java fern, isnt going to 
see much of a reduction in phosphates from the plants alone... algae 
control in these type of set ups requires a whole different approach, and I 
still havnt figured out what works the best for me..

Robert Paul  H
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