Re: NANFA-- snails in darter tank

Bruce Stallsmith (
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 13:04:20 -0500

Natives that usually do a good job at algae-eating are the various
stonerollers in the genus Campostoma. In my experience they never bother
darters or anyone else; their mouths are all wrong for piscivory.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Jay DeLong" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: NANFA-- snails in darter tank
>Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 10:01:06 -0800
>I can't keep small snails in my darter tank (I guess the rainbow and/or
>redline darters are eating them) and I have an algae problem I want to
>control. Those same snails do a great algae-control job in a killie tank
>I've got. Anyone have advice for my darter tank?
>Jay DeLong
>Olympia, WA

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