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Conversation Between Mo and Oldfishlady
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  1. Mo
    07-22-2012 02:26 PM - permalink
    Mo
    Hello OFL :) I would like to address you of the thread in betta chat entitled Forum Snobs and watch out for any more rude comments and if you could possibly chime in to keep things under control... Thanks! :)
  2. Oldfishlady
    07-13-2012 03:21 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Not always due to dilution.....it can be different in closed systems...
  3. Mo
    07-13-2012 03:01 PM - permalink
    Mo
    Native to creek bottoms
  4. Mo
    07-13-2012 02:59 PM - permalink
    Mo
    On there native environment they can be found along streams. Does this means that leaves fall in the water where fish live thus making it safe to use for fish in an aquarium
  5. Oldfishlady
    07-13-2012 02:55 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Toxic reports, look for aquarium and/or natural water ways reports/use opinions/experiences...etc.....Might be some scientific reports.....lots on different trees especially on forestry sites....Look for local government/forestry/habitat type site too....
  6. Mo
    07-13-2012 02:36 PM - permalink
    Mo
    What should I look for to determine if they are unsafe
  7. Mo
    07-13-2012 02:30 PM - permalink
    Mo
    The leaves I have are naturally dried and fallen... I will search now
  8. Oldfishlady
    07-13-2012 02:12 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    Never hurts to try-but I would still only use naturally dried and fallen from the tree leaves-some species of green leaves can be toxic-I would google it and see what kind of info you can find.....
    The one toxic tree you do want to avoid is the Black walnut due to the juglone...its more in the bark, nuts, nut husk, roots than leaves-but I wouldn't want to risk it....
  9. Mo
    07-13-2012 01:56 PM - permalink
    Mo
    Do you think it's worth a try??? I've used oak leaves and noticed the abundance of leaves I have of this tree. And Thought I would use them instead of letting them go to waste
  10. Oldfishlady
    07-13-2012 01:54 PM - permalink
    Oldfishlady
    I have no idea....don't know anything about that species of tree.....

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