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post #4 of (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 12:31 PM
Algae Grower
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 56
I just started using Alum powder, because I read about it on this site. Go to the spice isle of your local grocery store to find it. Use 1 Tbsp per gallon of water. I tested this on pond, ramshorms, & MTS and they all died in 2-3 hours. Soak plants for 2 days to kill the snail eggs. Worked well on the Crypt wendtii & Hydrocotyle 'japan' I tried. The plants seem unharmed.
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