Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Detritivorous snail for Native Fish tank
From: Joshua L. Wiegert (JLW at dune.net)
Date: Mon Oct 04 2004 - 16:59:01 CDT
MTS and Narcissus are the same -- not to be confused with the saltwater
ones. Narcissus is another name, since they come to the surface at night to
stare at themselves in the moonlight. :)
I didn't make it up
I just passed it on. :)
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Due to budget cuts, the light at the end of the tunnel has been discontinued. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= ----- Original Message ----- From: <Moontanman at aol.com> To: <nanfa-l at nanfa.org> Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 5:01 PM Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Detritivorous snail for Native Fish tank
> In a message dated 10/4/04 4:43:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time, JLW at dune.net > writes: > > >> 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. > > Moon >
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