Re: NANFA-- Apple snails eat Java Fern?

Sajjad Lateef (
Tue, 30 Dec 2003 14:12:55 -0800 (PST)

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> My apple snails started eating my Javafern today. I thought that was
> supposed to have a chemical deterrent that protected it from being
> munched on?

I was under the impression that Java Ferns were just tough eating
and hence, not eaten. Your Apple Snails may just be hungry enough
to munch on the ferns.

I am interested in reading about chemical deterrents (if you have
a reliable, scientific reference). It's a subject that I have an
interest in.



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