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Re: NFC: Malaysian burrowing trumpet snails

I had three tanks that were over run with them.  I put in a half dozen
orangethroat darters into each and six weeks later, no malaysian snails.


On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Mark wrote:

> I have found the Malaysian burrowing trumpet snails to be next to
> impossible to eradicate from your gravel once they are established.  The
> trap door allows them to wait out most chemical treatments, and the hard
> shells and burrowing make them innacessible to predatory fishes.  So don't
> get them unless you want to keep them!
> Mark
> Columbus Ohio USA            <))><
> mbinkley at columbus_rr.com