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Re: NFC: bullheads
Many darter species will eat the snails. My orangethroat even like the
On Sat, 4 Mar 2000 PGagne2000 at aol_com wrote:
> Will bullhead catfish eat pond snails?
> I ask this question because I weekly pull 10- 30 snails out of my planted
> tanks. A nearby pond is full of black or brown bullheads. I like the idea
> of not wasting the snails, and would also be able to get rid of my baby
> platys in-house. I just bought several extra tanks at an auction, and a
> bullhead tank would not require a heater. I do not want to use a puffer fish
> as a snail eater, and only keep new world fishes.
> Now that I think about it, bullheads must eat snails if they are first
> crushed. I could do this, but would just as soon not.
> Thanks in advance for any comments.
> Pierre Gagne
> Kensington, MD