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Old 01/08/2008, 02:56 PM   #1
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What does it mean for algae to go sexual?

What happens? Is it bad for the tank?

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Old 01/08/2008, 04:04 PM   #2
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It means the algae enters sexual reproduction. The algae tissue falls apart, releasing gametes in the process.

Its bad for the tank since it releases a large amount of nutrients into the water. It can crash a tank

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Old 01/10/2008, 06:33 PM   #3
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Thats why calupera should be last on your list of macro to use. When cheato goes sexual, its a little different. Cheato will break off little pieces as its form of going sexual.


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