Re:Snails OK for Aquatic Utrics and Aldrovanda?

From: Craig Gardner (
Date: Sat Jun 12 1999 - 22:31:04 PDT

Date: Sat, 12 Jun 1999 22:31:04 -0700
From: Craig Gardner <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2142$foo@default>
Subject: Re:Snails OK for Aquatic Utrics and Aldrovanda?

I have been told by by several Pet stores that apple snails will eat the
algae but not plants I have not yet tried this but plan to with some aquatic

> Just got some Aldrovanda from an Australian friend here in the states
> (thanks!) and he says they should be grown with aquatic snails.
> Apparently, the snails eat the algae but not the plants. Ive always
> assumed CP and snails didnt mix well after hearing about friends
> casualties - can I just go to the pet store and find some aquarium
> snails which wont harm CP or should I avoid using snails?

Happy Growing

Craig S. Gardner 9525 West Rd. Redwood Valley, Ca. 95470 Shipping address: 130 Cherry St. Ukiah Ca. 95482 (707)485-1276

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