Re: NANFA-- Hydra

Pete Liptrot (
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 08:54:11 +0100

> The large snail idea worked wonders on my hydra problem. I used the large
> Japanese live bearing snails used in goldfish ponds but the one snail
> all the hydra from my tank In a couple of days!

Apple snails (sometimes calles 'mystery snails' over there) also deal with
hydra, particularly young, hungry ones. I don't think they completely
eradicate them though, just reduce their numbers to levels where they cease
to be a problem. These snails can destroy soft-leaved plants pretty quickly
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