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Re: green water

Steve Pushak wrote:

> The objective of filtering IMO, is not to remove all of the algae cells
> but to remove the nutrients which the algae cells have captured in their
> biomass.

This might work if the filter is cleaned frequently - probably daily.  If
the filter is left in place long enough for the algae trapped on the
filter to die and decay, then their contained nutrients will be released
back into the tank.

Roger Miller