turtles and water lilies
> We just planted 3 water lillies two days ago. I found a dozen stems
> neatly snipped off and floating in the water this afternoon. We have
> gold fish in the pound and a turtle set up housekeeping about a month
> ago. It was my understanding that gold fish do not harm water lillies.
> Could the turtle be the culprit. (We pulled the water lillies out of
> the pound and they are now in buckets until we can determine who/what is
> doing them in.) Thanks.
You don't specify what kind of turtle you have - probably red-eared
slider. I am pretty much sure the turtle is the culprit - they
sometimes eat plants and even more often they just damage them while swimming
around the pond/tank.
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