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Tropical Plants: what can i do against inherent smell of seeds?

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November 7, 2012
9:56 AM

Post #9326981

i got some fresh gustavia seeds. im happy to have them, but they smell terrible. the seeds are good ones, the smell is typical for this species. it would be great if someone could give me some tips what i can do agains the smell. they are in an aquarium on my desk in my room.

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Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

November 10, 2012
12:32 PM

Post #9329739

Maybe try putting a little open dish - even a jar lid or a paper cup - of baking soda in the aquarium with them? It absorbs a lot of smells and has no smell of its own.


Saugus, MA
(Zone 6b)

February 19, 2013
6:29 PM

Post #9424829

or a bed of charcoal like they put in fish tank filters. The charcoal will absorb the odors as well and is readily available.

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