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Bleaching plants

>Just checking:  Is it still conventional wisdom to clear plants of
>algae by a 2-3' soak in 5% solution of 5% sodium hypochlorite bleach
>(19:1 dilution of standard household bleach)?  Do I recall that
>Anubias are more hardy and can go for the three minutes?  Karen?
>Mine have black hair algae.  Rest of the tank is pretty clear.

Sorry, I haven't a clue.  That's the concentration I've read as well, but I
have never felt the need to resort to a bleach treatment. (and hope I never
will ;-)
Karen Randall
Aquatic Gardeners Association