Re: peat shop ?

Carl Gustafson (
Tue, 11 Apr 1995 08:00:29 -0500

>For what purpose would pet owners use peat? Could it be that this peat had
>nasty chemical additions?

Peat is sometimes used in aquariums as a "water conditioner," to provide
conditions similar to those found in habitat for fish from waters with high
tannin content, like some species of tetra, etc. It shouldn't have any
additions at all.

Carl Gustafson