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  1. Fish
    So I am currently fighting some brown algae which is no big deal with some good scrubbing. I also noticed I have a pond snail in there that was a hitchhiker on a plant. Again no big deal as he eats the brown algae. Now the problem is I am having to continuously scrape snail eggs off plants and...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    alright, just got some loaches today, and they came with a floating plant. not sure what the plant is, but its kind of a mesh and has purple leaves on the base part. ANYWAY, the also had some hitch-hikers that are NOT welcome! Its a 10 gal tank (getting a 30 and another 10 this week, so dont...
  3. Low Tech Forum
    Hey guys! This is my first time posting but I've been lurking the forums for a year or two now taking advice passively and incorporating everything I've learned into my tank. The setup is technically 3 or 4 years old but has been reincarnated a few times keeping essentially the same stock but...
  4. Low Tech Forum
    So i'm about 10 days into my tank cycle and I noticed a pond snail puttin' around. Ive been using crushed up fish flakes as a source of ammonia and its literally caked everything. it almost looks like it snowed in some spots of my tank. Anyways I was thinking id leave the snail in there to help...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi all, OK, I admit it, I really like these little critters. I just posted another series of photos of a pond snail (like this one) trying to crawl off a plant... Maybe I should have started a blog just about snails? Cheers, EC www.macrocritters.wordpress.com
  6. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi all, I wrote a blog last night about photographing pond snails (with a link to the planted tank of course), and thought I'd share this photo on this site too. I believe this specimen is from the family Lymnaeidae, but if anyone can identify it better I'd really appreciate it. Cheers, EC...
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