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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 12:10 PM Thread Starter
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Aquarium water for plants?

For the past 3 months I've been caring for fishes, i thought that instead of draining the water to the sewers why not in plants? so, can aquarium water be use as water for plants?
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 12:14 PM
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Yep! I know OldFishLady, one of the mods on here, drains the dirty fish water directly to her garden. It's GREAT for plants!

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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 12:25 PM
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Very true. I do the same thing. They love it. It's good for them!

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 03:36 PM
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I've used it for the last couple weeks on my indoor plants and they haven't died or turned nasty yet

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 03:42 PM
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That makes me want to go get a few live potted plants. I feel guilty dumping all that water down the drain. I suppose I should at least go water the grass and bushes in front of my apartment!

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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 04:06 PM
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Aren't you not suppose to dump it on food plants? Just decorative ones?

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 04:26 PM
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I have used it to water spider plants, some kind of fern, catnip, aloe, angel plant and they have been no worse for wear.

Fish:
Jake CT male betta
Sunshine yellow Glofish
Glofish 4 red, 2 green
Cories: 3 albino, 3 peppered
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 05:12 PM
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I wish I had more plants that needed watering more often! My succulents barely use any water XD


That's it...I need more plants!!
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-21-2011, 06:17 PM
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hahaha go green

yeah I couldn't pass that comment up

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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-22-2011, 01:33 AM
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i water the brown grass patches in my backyard with my dirty tank water .. but so far the grass hasn't really grown back or turn green .. it's still brown patches .. but then i'm not much of a greenthumb .. i can't get anything to grow except betta bulbs .. lol .. irony there yes? =D

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