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Re: Fish eating plants? (maybe snails)
Diana Berberich wrote:
I am noticing that my tetra tank which has lush plant
growth has had the tips of the tennellus leaves nipped
off. Also, the plantlets on my sword plant flower
stalk have also had their tender new roots nipped off.
I am suspecting my congo tetras because they have
teeth and have a jaw line that reminds me of a bull
dog. The other fish are cardinals, silver tip tetras,
rasboras, rummy nose and the usual plant friendly
snails. I can't seem to catch the culprit unless I
can sit in front of the tank for hours without
interruption. So, any one have experience like this?
Have a clue of which one may be the culprit?
I have just seen with my own eyes one of my snails gnawing on the tip of my
E. tenellus. It broke off the tip. I am also seen holes in my Vallisneria
which I have yet to catch the culprit. This snail is a lone snail of its
kind. I am still giving it a chance until I can confirm it to the culprit
for all the damages. I have another species of snails who do not seemed
to do any damage. I am not able to identify the species of these snails.
BTW, where can I find information of snails and what they eat?