Hah, I knew I forgot something - the green water! Oh well.
Bleached all the plants in one bucket. Note to self: do it in batches, the floaters got hopelessly mixed up with squashed bits of plants.
Grand donation total for the New York Aquarium: $189! Seriously! This rocked. Thanks everyone for donating stuff, bidding, and Albert for doing the talking, which I fail at. I will send it along shortly.