RE: potassium permanganate & snails

> From: u7211aa at sunmail_lrz-muenchen.de (Michael Irlbeck) Date: Mon, 26
> Jun 95 15:10:21 EDT Subject: Surface Sterilisation 
> I usually make a nice pink solution and soak the plants for about 20
> to 30 minutes. Didn't get rid of the snails, however, so the
> concentration was probably too low. 

An overnight soak will eliminate snails, but will also burn the margins of
leaves...It might be possible to find a happy medium, but I was just cleaning
up bunch plants for use in spawning tanks, so I haven't tried.