Re: NANFA-L-- A little mud never hurt anybody...

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- A little mud never hurt anybody...
Date: Mon Aug 23 2004 - 23:00:15 CDT

In a message dated 8/23/04 11:10:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> Was very encouraged to find that I had been keeping
> and growing one of these for a year in a 5 1/2 gallon
> (unknowingly and in the dark for the most part, so phyto
> couldn't be the food... So what was? I think detritus and
> bacteria play more in mussel health than we might think :)

I agree, I only have good mussel survival in tanks with a good layer of
detritus or silt. I'm really not so sure that green water will feed freshwater
mussels as well as many sources say.


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: Wed Sep 29 2004 - 12:24:21 CDT