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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-23-2004, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
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How can I clean the algae off of my plants without hurting or killing the plants? I have heard of dipping them in a mild bleach/water mix but I am not sure how much bleach/water to use or if this is ok.

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19 parts water to 1 part bleach(2-3minutes) and then in fresh water with declorinator(Dont soak roots), but not all plants will survive this.. Plus if you dont find out what is causing the aglae, it might grow back with a vengence anyway...


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Crued but effective.
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