Re: Apple snail shells
To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com (Aquatic-Plants)
Subject: Re: Apple snail shells
From: "David W. Webb" <dwebb at ti_com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 1997 15:55:55 -0600
Conversation-Id: <BMSMTP8537972165a0206807 at dsks52_itg.ti.com>
>I read that some list members add lime to their
>water for the snails. I am not really skilled in water chemistry. Does
>increase KH/GH? I prefer to run my tank at low KH/GH levels so I don't
>much CO2 and my fish and plants seem to do better so increasing hardness
>really an option.
Sorry, I didn't read the whole post before I cut and responded to half of
If you don't want to increase your GH and KH, don't add lime to your tank.
I consider it optional, and add it to my tank because I want a huge snail
population right now.
David W. Webb in balmy Dallas, TX