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post #16 of 29 (permalink) Old 05-23-2013, 07:53 PM
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That's pretty cool. Keeping an eye on this.

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post #17 of 29 (permalink) Old 05-23-2013, 08:03 PM
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Nice work, i made my own version as well last night - For more info check out DIY Planaria Trap.

I have caught 6 or 7 since last night
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I don't think you'd even need a lid.

Just stretch the pantihose over the top and then do a running stitch or rubberband around the air hose on the bottom.

I agree, that should do the trick.

Might swap the airline for a cut piece of drinking straw for a bigger entrance
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post #19 of 29 (permalink) Old 05-27-2013, 06:51 AM
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awesome idea. gonna have to use this to catch wee snails.
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this is what I made after seeing a post on the forum

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Nice work, i made my own version as well last night - For more info check out DIY Planaria Trap.

I have caught 6 or 7 since last night
Looks great. What "bait" did you use?
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Looks great. What "bait" did you use?
hikari sinking wafers and micro pellets
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The one with the Api test tube is the way to go, i have enough of those lying around. Thanks for the idea.
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Jeff, thanks for the tip. i'm going to have to try this one myself

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Would something like that work for Planaria?

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Cool think I will try that for my shrimp tank

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post #29 of 29 (permalink) Old 05-31-2013, 12:11 AM
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Thank you for sharing this diy. I love having a chemical free way of pest control!

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