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Wandering Pond Snail

Discussion in 'Wildlife Gallery' started by Nonnie, Jun 10, 2013.


  1. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    Thanks to my local council, my little pond was poisoned, and apart from around 100 newts, everything died, went to the bottom and rotted, until it was a greeny-black, bubbly, frothy, stinky oil slick.

    So i spent most of my weekend emptying, scrubbing and trying to salvage what i could. I still stink to high heaven, despite repeated showers.

    Im so pleased though that my little colony of snails survived, and they are happily back in their now clean home.

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  2. owns the beast

    owns the beast PetForums Senior

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    What on earth did the council do??? :eek:

    I'm sorry for your loss. That must have been pretty heartbreaking. The snails look lovely though :001_smile:
     
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    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    They weedkillered all up the side of my fence where there is a public footpath (and which i keep clear of weeds) and it seems it was lethal to pondlife. Killed close to 100 frogs and all their spawn :(
     
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    That's so sad :(

    Have you written/phoned to complain? I suspect it wasn't so much a spray as chucking a bucket of it liberally around the place.

    Very inconsiderate :mad:
     
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