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Re: IRON



I have occasionally added small amounts of chelated iron to tanks to
trigger spawning in dwarf cichlids. It works like a charm with some of
the Nannacara sp.
Maybe it's a bonus for some riverine killie species. I haven't tried it
with reluctant killie spawners.

Gary

LadysSolo at aol_com wrote:
> 
> I have a HUGE amount of iron in my well water - a glass of water turns orange
> and settles out within 5 minutes. The tanks don't turn orange because it
> settles out. No algae blooms, but plants do well (especially Java moss). We
> tried the iron removal (basically works like a Diatom filter for those of you
> who remember them) but we have too much iron for it to remove. Doesn't bother
> the fish either.  Carolyn (in the deep freeze here in Ohio)
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