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    Hi Guys, whats your opinion of having a Mangrove seedling in a sump
     
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    looks great, would it be effective enough to successfully remove nitrates, nope...
     
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    unless you have about 200 of them, still might not be enough.
     
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    Do you need to have mud in your sump or would a regular DSB do?
     
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    my question is were would u get them ?
     
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    Mangrove

    TUNZE sell mangroves for inside your tank, sump or in a tank in the lounge, they grow beautifully, unfortunately, we cannot bring them from Germany, but they do very well, and look great....
     
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    Holiday at the coast is you best shot.
     
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    I am in Mozambique at the moment and they are everywhere, would be easy to bring a shoot or two home
     
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    remove phos and nitrates, sorry forgot to mention the phos
     
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    I don't think they good for nutrient export, and they supposed to require magnesium, but I think they more a novelty, basically as long as the trunk is suspended above the water, they will grow, you can place the roots in any substrate or in water they will grow down.

    Just any salt that appears on the leaves must be wiped off, as this is the way they export the salt from their water they use up, and they don't need much lighting.



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    South African Black Mangrove grown from seed 7 months growth, at the Intezoo Show on the Tunze stand 2012

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