i added a few water hyacinth into an established pond yesterday. i
woke up this morning to find an out break of what appear to be clear
eggs. i calld the pond supply/ garden center to ask their oppinion.
they said probably snail eggs. not harmfull to the fish! i hope this
they also said pond salt will kill them.
my questions are.
1. are the snails harmfull to other things. ie.. plant life in the
2. should i add pond salt to kill them? i know to much salt is no good
3. their are thousands of eggs. i dontthink i need 3,000 snails in a
1500 gal. pond.
any feed back would be helpfull. i am still a novice this is the third
season, for me.
The snails won't do any harm - they are often advised for keeping a
They won't overtake your pond (unlike the water hyacinths!) as they
should adapt their numbers to the environment.
Most ponds end up with snails sooner or later.
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