Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V2 #379

>From: "A. Inniss" <andrewi at u_washington.edu>
>Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 12:42:57 -0800 (PST)
>Subject: Copper as snail killer
>	Since copper is such a good snail eradicator, I was wondering
>whether anyone has experimented using diluted solutions of say CopperSafe
>as a plant dip, or even intoduced low levels of copper directly into the

I've used Coppersafe at full strength in snail-infested tanks with no
visible loss of snails after 2 weeks, so I don't imagine a diluted,
short-term bath will accomplish much.  Even the now-unvailable "official"
copper-based snail-a-cides took days to weeks to work.