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Re: [APD] first month
Yes, I think I have the pond snails. They keep multiplying. How can I get
rid of them at one short? Like I said, I've been fishing them out when ever
possible. But there are lots.
I'm not sure if shrimps eat leaves too.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2012, wrote:
> while some nitrogen in the form of nitrates will be the final bi product of
> the nitrification cycle that your bacteria produce, the plants can use
> the N much easier in the form of ammonia ie NH4 ie FISH WASTE.
> see previous post for suggestions as to fish species.
> as far as the snails are concerned, sounds like you got some pond snails.
> look on line for some descriptions.
> IMHO The best snail species for planted tanks are the Nerites. Their
> mandible(?) is not strong enough to damage healthy leaves but is strong
> to clean algae off of all surfaces including leaves.
> I dont think you have apple snails as they would have eaten all of the
> plants by now.
> rich green
> milton ma
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