Re: NANFA-- algal comments
Thu, 28 Dec 2000 18:02:03 EST

I have "played around" with the idea of introducing higher plants (such
as hornworts) to my cynobacteria-infected aquarium. I added more hornworts,
in addition to the allready densely-planted tank, along with water lettuce,
milfoil, and waterweed. I also did a 50% water change, followed by anmother
50% water change a couple days later. I also siphoned off any accumulated
sediment, and dead plant matter. So far, the tank is doing better, but I can
barely see traces of cynobacteria along the edges of the tank, not nearly as
fast growing as before. Also not as dense. I had duckweed in that tank, which
the cyno-bacteria clung to readily. I took out all the duckweed. Maybe some
of you would find it interesting to know that the bacteria was most dense
around the driftwood sticks I have in my tank. I beleive thats where the
growth originally started. I hope I have that problem figured out! :)


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