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Old 12-05-2012, 11:13 PM   #1
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iron hungry column feeder ?


i have a high light npt, i have a miner bit of web algae witch if i recall is caused my exes FE so i wanted to get a column feeding plant that would starve out the algae any ideas ?

i have duck weed, water lettuce, frogbit and anacharis.

thank you for any help
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:25 AM   #2
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any red stem should use up a decent amount of iron.
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:07 AM   #3
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Ludwigia repens, alternanthera reinikii are the two that come to my mind the quickest.
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:26 AM   #4
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thanks so red plants absorb more FE? im i right that web algae is from excess FE?
i used a natural clay witch is iron rich so it would make seance
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