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Re: NFC: plant filtering capabilities

	I didn't know that, Klaus. 

	It usually goes into my earthworm colony sytrofoam. Hey, food and
water at the same time for the worms. Yep, the Salvinia quickly forms a
mat on the water surface. Very pretty when seen from eye-level.


On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Al G Eaton wrote:

> Be very careful how you throw that plant away
> Sajjad... several salvinia species are on the federal
> noxious weeds list and have done terrible things to
> the environment in the gulf coast states.   Salvinia
> molesta is so invasive it quickly crowds out all other
> plants and forms a mat so dense everything beneath the
> surface dies from lack of light and oxygen. 
> Klaus
> --- Sajjad Lateef <sajjad at acm_org> wrote:
> > 
> > I have Salvinia in my tanks. It grows so fast, I am
> > throwing away handfuls
> > of the stuff. It is a small floating plant (but
> > bigger than duckweed).
> > 
> > 
> > 
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