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Re: Algae control with inverts
- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: Re: Algae control with inverts
- From: Augustine Rodriguez <rodrigaj at chibardun_net>
- Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 07:00:37 -0500
- In-Reply-To: <200107310748.f6V7m3E01194 at actwin_com>
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And therein lies the problem when we talk about snails. Identification
(especially common names) is difficult and confusing.
The snail I was referring to is marisa cornuarietis.
They are about 1" diameter, brown, light brown, with parallel lines running
longitudinally down the shell.
You can see a picture of it here:
These snails will definitely eat your plants. Young, old they don't care.
They have a voracious appetite.
Rice Lake, WI USA
> Not sure what you are calling large Ramshorns, I have a plague of red
> ramshorns in several tanks, they definitely don't eat my plants!