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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #732
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On Mon, 26 May 1997 03:39:08 -0400 (EDT), Aquatic Plants Digest wrote:
>: 2. Don't use air pumps
>: 1. Use undergravel filters.
>: Charcoal can remove critical nutrients.
> Just to be a pest ;-) I just recieved a sword from a friend that was
>grown in a 20 with no UGF, an air driven filter, and a power filter with
>charcoal that produced an amazing ammount of surface turbulance--it's
>over 20" high with dozens of broad deep green leaves. (She had to get rid
>of it so her fish would have room to swim around again--it was only a few
>inches high a few months ago. :-)
The advice is still good. It just points out a frustrating point. There
are more ways to grow plants than there are people... There are also lots
of ways to kill them. What the advice is trying to do is give some
instructions on how to reproduce good results - its not saying that
it is the *only* way to grow nice plants.
Ed Tomlinson (tomlins at cam_org)
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