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Old 07/14/2015, 03:47 PM   #1291
Montireef
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I disagree:

- Clean method: Some dinoflagellates will make cysts. There are barely any other organism that may eat the cysts so they will eventually come back. Just a matter of time.

- Dirty method: Some dinoflagellates will make cysts. The system is teeming with lots of hungry microorganisms, such as ciliates, copepods, amphipods, snails, worms...that will eat every edible thing, specially cysts. There will come a time when all cysts have been eaten and your system free of those dinos. Maybe one month, or one year or one decade...but those crappy cysts will be eaten. I have seen on the microscope how fast a copepod can devour an ostreopsis cyst, it is awesome.


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