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Re: Hope for MTS sufferers

Wright writes:

> If the acid fizzing you mentioned happens with your gravel in the absence of
>  any snails, it is the reason your "soft" water isn't doing them in. A lot 
>  aquarium gravel contains limestone or shell chips that provide a good 
>  of shell material for the snails, while only slowly hardening your water.
>  Down in the substrate, the GH will be far higher.

My substrate is nuetral.  The fizzing was the shells cooking down.
As for babies in the plants, I will put my plants in a bare-bottomed tank for 
a week, and watch what happens.

Bob Dixon