Re: NANFA-L-- Detritivorous snail for Native Fish tank

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Detritivorous snail for Native Fish tank
Moontanman at
Date: Mon Oct 04 2004 - 16:01:56 CDT

In a message dated 10/4/04 4:43:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time, JLW at

> Have you considered Narcissus Snails? They're very small, and you can
> probably get them from anyone with a planted aquarium. They're cone shaped,
> and live in the gravel. They're great detrivores, and won't bother plants.
> Plus, since they're in the gravel, they keep it stirred up and aerated. At
> night, they come out and eat algae from the sides. This is also the best
> time to collect them from a friend with a planted tank.
> Joshua

I've never heard of Narcissus Snails but they sound like another name for MTS
snails which are probably the best snails.


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