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Re: Hydra predator

Supposedly, some snails (might be worese than the hydra), blue gouramis
(gold, Cosby, etc), paradise fish.  All a matter of starving the fish and
the hydra.  But I have never gotten them completly with the fish, they
allways bounce back at a later date.

>Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 13:40:30 -0700
>From: ruddigar at home_com
>Subject: Hydra predator
>Is there anything I can put in my heavily planted 5gal breeding tank
>that will eat hydra.  I have about fifty in there.  I noticed one the
>other day, but is now gone and just assumed he was eaten by the apistos
>or the bristlenose pleco, but now I see them all over the tank - mostly
>attached to the gravel.  I don't want to add any chemicals to the tank
>because I want to keep it as natural as possible.  I was hoping for a
>small fish that would prey on the hydra.
>Tanks in advance for any help.
>Jason Miller
>Sherwood Park, Alberta
>(403) 464-9635

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