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Re: [APD] About them algal spores

That's fine, I'll wait. A year ok for you?

At 04:41 PM 12/6/2004 -0000, you wrote:
>Your test is meaningless because you didn't have a control e.g. tank water
in similar containers under similar conditions. All you have proved is that
any algae that are airborne do not grow in sufficient numbers to be visible
without a microscope in two weeks, under the conditions you provided.
>On Mon,  6 Dec 2004 11:31:39 -0500 (EST), Richard J. Sexton
<richard at aquaria_net> wrote:
>> Ok, I've had a tub of water sitting on top of and next to a tank
>> that is bubbling away and is infested with staghorn algae. So
>> far after two weeks, nada. Not a cell.
>> "Oh look, a smal piece of alage. Zap, h202 it and it's clean
>> again till..." when? It's more than two weeks, is it less than
>> how often Haily's comet comes around?
>> Everybody here who is utterly positive they got algae from
>> airborne spores raise your hand.


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