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post #25 of (permalink) Old 05-20-2013, 11:04 PM
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If there are tons of plants, they eat the ammonia up.

Tom's method of heavily planting can work but it's not what I would consider ideal for newbies. Not when one can cycle without livestock and without cramming a tank completely full of plants by using an ammonia source.

It's absolutely not a method I would use (I wouldn't use it for any reason - I prefer mature tanks) for sensitive livestock at all.

Originally Posted by thinBear View Post

I'd like to know too. Maybe a heavily planted tank has little room for fish -> bio-load won't be high?
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