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Old 01/05/2008, 05:20 AM   #1
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Mangroove plants

Do they really help decreasing nitrate??

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Old 01/05/2008, 05:52 AM   #2
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any plant will consume nitrate. Mangroves aren't exactly the fastest growing plant, though. If you're looking for something for nitrate export, chaetomorpha is probably a better bet.


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