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Re: MTS Please
James Purchase writes:
> I know that they are only snails, but is there a reason why you are
> condeming them to certain death? Snails require a lot of Calcium in order
> maintain their shells - is there a reason why you are maintaining water
> conditions at such soft, acidic values? Plants don't really _need_ water so
> devoid of minerals that it would cause snail shells to erode to the point
> disintegration, and if you are trying to breed specific fish which can
> require such waters, why would you want snails in the tank at all (snails
> can and do eat fish eggs)?
If she is in southwest BC, her water rpobably comes out of the tap like that
( I should be so lucky) If she is keeping Amazonian fish, she is doing it
for the fish. I agree, though, tossing snails in to simply have them die
from "acidosis" is kinda cruel.