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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1384

Hi Kevin

MTS are great,  just do not get a shock if you happen to look in the tank 
after dark with a flash light after yo have had them for a few 
months.  These critters come out at night, in full force.  You will see 
what I mean if you get them!


At 03:48 PM 11/11/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1999 10:12:15 -0000
>From: "Buckley, Kevin" <kevin.buckley at nectech_co.uk>
>Subject: Re: Aquatic 'worms'
>Thank's to everyone who responded & provided me with some really useful
>info.  Especially about Malaysian Trumpet Snails which seem to be a
>desirable tank-mate in most peoples experience (are there any drawbacks?).
>Final question (maybe...) - In a well planted/well lit, suitably stocked
>tank (algae eaters, regular fish, snails), if care is taken to monitor
>NO3/Fe (& check that NH3, NO2 etc. remain at 0ppm), maintain the filter in
>good order (with no GAC) & fertilise the plants in a controlled way with
>PMDD, why do we need to do partial water changes?

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