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    Quote Originally Posted by vraev View Post
    I notice that my tanks with sphagnum especially the nep tank is infested with fungus gnats and small black snails the size of like...maybe a lowercase o in font size 11 tahoma. I spot them especially in the dark and many are drawn to the nep pitcher peristomes. They don't really seem to do much damage. (Not to steal the thread...but do they do any serious damage?) I would be concerned if there are big snails though.

    A Drosera would take care of the fungus gnats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vraev View Post
    I notice that my tanks with sphagnum especially the nep tank is infested with fungus gnats and small black snails the size of like...maybe a lowercase o in font size 11 tahoma. I spot them especially in the dark and many are drawn to the nep pitcher peristomes. They don't really seem to do much damage. (Not to steal the thread...but do they do any serious damage?) I would be concerned if there are big snails though.
    Those little snails are orchid snails....and if you have orchids they eat the roots right off...they don't seem to damage CPs though.
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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