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Warning :-)

Discussion in 'Algae Control' started by imatrout, May 29, 2005.

  1. imatrout

    imatrout Prolific Poster

    Apr 4, 2005
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    I just finished a blackout to kill off remnants of BGA. The good news is it worked perfectly, my plants look great (they even grew) and the fish are fine, but hungry. A great success. However, when doing the WC, pruning and reset, I decided to get rid of my Hornwort. Of all the plants it was the only one that didn't fair well. It became brittle and broke into lots of parts. I removed it from the tank as I was cleaning and put it down the garbage disposal. Bad move. Hornwort is tough and clogged my kitchen drain and I cannot get it unclogged. Guess tomorrow is a trip for some Drano.......

    Otheriwise, the balckout really works!
  2. srozell

    srozell Guru Class Expert

    Jan 24, 2005
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    Re: Warning :)

    From your experience it is not clear that the black out was the cause of the brittle hornwort.

    I personally believe that calcium is underrated when it comes to plant structure issues.

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