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Re: [APD] Plantex CSM+B snot in a bottle

At 09:10 PM 12/14/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>Okay snot may not be the correct word and no it's not the newest Xmas gift
>for the kids. A few weeks ago I made the switch from bottled ferts to dry
>chems which I bought from Greg Watson (fast shipping and packaged great
>too!)Anyway I made a 400 ml solution of Plantex and when I dose it I can see
>a few gobs of what looks like snot.  I'm still using it and I have not seen
>any problems with the plants but was curious what this is or if someone has
>had a similar experience.
>I do not see anything similar with my standard, NO3 free or PO4 free macro
>solutions. I imagine it might be some of the micros reacting or something
>like that. When I look at the bottle with a flash light behind it I can
>similar blobs in there. So it is taking place in the bottle. Just curious

Yup, same here. Identical. I let it grow till it about stopped,
cut away heavily infested plants (and rehabilitated them),
diatomed the tank and it hasn't come back. I thought I had
a pic but I can't find it.

Snow algae is a very appropriate name. Mine was bright bright
green, as in irish spring soap package green.


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