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Re: NFC: pinestraw as a acidifier?
I don't know about it as an acidifier, but in small backyard ponds who's
owners don't want to use a lot of chemicals, it is a long standing practice
to float a very small bale of barley straw to keep the algae down.
>From: "kidt cordry" <kidtt at hotmail_com>
>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>To: NFC at actwin_com
>Subject: NFC: pinestraw as a acidifier?
>Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2001 17:49:59 -0400
>I rean in severarl of Robert's articales that many of the natives i am
>interested in keeping are naturally found in acid ph streams and ponds that
>have a litter of pinestraw on the bottom.
>I have also heard of some cichlid keepers keeping acidifilic dwarfs in a
>breeding tank with leave litter.
>any thoughts on using pinestraw as top dressing/substrate in a planted
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