NANFA-- Re:was light bulbs and tannins - now plant growing basics
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 12:40:24 EST

In a message dated 1/18/01 11:20:06 AM US Central Standard Time, writes:

<< Be aware though that the amount of light is only one
facet of growing plants. You also have to balance
CO2, macro-nutrients, micro-nutrients and kH levels in
your tank effectively. >>

Is there a _simple_ explanation of these things out there? And simple ways
of monitoring them? Something your average 14 year could understand.

I can grow just about anything in dirt outside, but have failed miserably on
aquatic plants. The exception is my native fish tank set up at a public
library; double bulb and a lot of natural light. But am still fighting

I figure the first thing missing with my home plants is lack of sufficient

Chuck Church
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

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