The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Removing snails from plant trimmings
View Single Post
Old 11-12-2012, 08:54 PM   #5
Planted Member
PTrader: (14/100%)
Join Date: May 2012
Location: San Diego
Posts: 255

Originally Posted by NeonRob View Post
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.
So you were able to soak the plants for 2 days without any ill effects?
sdbrewer is offline   Reply With Quote