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Re: [APD] Speaking of killing things...
At 07:59 PM 4/30/07 -0700, you wrote:
>The ramshorn population in my tank is getting out of control. I
>wouldn't mind so much, but they seem to have an affinity for certain of
>my plants, particularly the water wisteria, and I'm tired of having
>perfectly good plants getting devoured.
>I try to keep this tank largely hands-off, so I'm looking for a small,
>hardy snail predator. The tank is a 20 gallon guppy free-for-all. I
>pretty much let them breed all they want, so the tank is a little
>crowded, although the pleco and ottos don't seem to mind.
>I know clown loaches can be good eaters, but I think they'd be a little
>too large, while I'm given to understand that the khuli doesn't eat
>snails. Is there something in between that doesn't mind a little crowding?
Get one puffer. Take it out when all your snails are gone. This should only
be a few days. It'll nibble on plants if/when it runs out of snails.
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