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AW: Getting rid of MTS (Malaysian Trumpet Snails)



Hi Dennis,

why are these snails a problem? I am happy to have snails in my tanks.

Erik

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> Von: owner-killietalk at aka_org [mailto:owner-killietalk at aka_org]Im
> Auftrag von Dennis Heltzel
> Gesendet: Montag, 6. Januar 2003 17:27
> An: killietalk at aka_org
> Betreff: Getting rid of MTS (Malaysian Trumpet Snails)
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> I removed all the gravel (and most of the MT snails) from a tank and was
> going to just dump the gravel, when it occured to me that they might be
> susceptible to freezing. Has anyone ever tried freezing gravel (easily
> done here this time of year) to kill the snails ? I understand that people
> have tried bleach, but the snails remain in their shells, impervious to
> the bleach. Cold however, would penetrate the shells quite easily. If they
> can survive freezing, then they are obviously a real danger if released
> accidentally, if not, then freezing would be an effective sterilant for
> MTS.
>
> Dennis in cold Pennsylvania
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