Re: Introduction

Pekka Ala-Siuru (
Mon, 27 Feb 1995 08:37:20 +0200 (EET)

On Sun, 26 Feb 1995, Independent Account 1231 wrote:

Oh, who are you?

> Hello,
> I recently joined this group and have enjoyed it thus far. I
> currently have two Nepenthes species, two Sarrancenia species, and a
> Sundew that was sold as "pipe cleaner fern". I'm interested in obtaining
> more pitchers eventually and would like to try some in terrariums if
> practical.
> In an earlier message, I read of interest in CO2 production. Im currently
> using a system in my freshwater plant tanks using yeast. I place a
> mixture of 6cups warm water, 3/4 cup sugar, and one teaspoon Red Star
> yeast (fast rising yeast "burn out" too fast) in a two liter bottle that
> is connected by tubing to my tank. This set up introduces 1-2 bubbles a
> second of Co2 into my tank for about 1 1/2 to 2 weeks before it has to be
> replaced. I've seen vastly improved plant growth since I started using
> this system.
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Pekka Ala-Siuru
Senior Analyst, Embedded Knowledge-Based Systems
VTT Electronics, P.O.Box 1100, FIN-90571, Oulu,Finland
Tel. +358 81 551 2461, Telefax +358 81 551 2320