Re: [RML] wood

Bjorn Straube (straube at
Mon, 03 Nov 1997 18:29:01 -0500

Hi Dianne,
Yank the wood out for a week or two and see if it helps. If it
doesn't then it's something else.


> Hi all,
> All this talk about wood makes me wonder if the two pieces of Mopani
> wood may be responsible for the cloudy aquarium water in my 75 g which
> has the wood, but no cloudiness in my 55g or 20 g without the mopani
> wood. Hmmmm. Both the 75 and 55 have rainbows, sae's, corys, live
> plants and pleks (and gravel and hanging outside filters) . The
> cloudiness develops usually within a few days after a water change; I
> can treat it with the water clear drops but the cloudiness comes back.
> The 55g that doesn't have the cloudiness does have an algae problem
> (especially on the glass walls) even though it has two pleks- and one is
> a bushy nose pleck which are suposed to be great algae eaters. The one
> bushy nose in the 75g keeps the algae down fine.
> thanks in advance for the input,
> Dianne