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[Killietalk] kill Malaysian Trumpet Snails
Killing MLTS is easier if you use Flubendazole on
them. It takes about 5 days to wipe them out of a
normal tank but it does kill them. The snails
with the jelly coated egg bundles require several
treatment to eliminate. The med doesn't penetrate
the mass very well.
>George's 10:1 covers well if you buy the cheaper stuff (3%?). You can
>still get Fish TB from a bleach-cleaned tank, tho.
>A word of caution. None of the above will kill Malaysian Trumpet Snails,
>for they just slam the trapdoor shut and will survive weeks of
>treatment. Any bad bugs they are carrying will appear in the cleaned
>tank, eventually. Beside being voracious egg predators, they should be
>kept out of killifish tanks if only for this reason alone. Only boiling
>or strong acids will kill them.
>George & Melanie wrote:
>> I usually use about a 10 part water to 1 part bleach ratio. Never too
> particualr with the ratio. I just m
Change as much water as often as you can!
Charles Harrison in St Louis
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