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Damage

Discussion in 'Issues, Disease and Pests' started by Brant, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. Brant

    Brant dazed

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    Bush snails vs Euro trash brown snails

    Euro's tend to just munch away eating the whole area where they are.

    what kind of damage do bush snails do ? is there MO more of a stripping away of layers of the leaf, flower etc ?? sometimes leaving holes, sometimes paper thins areas are what's left.

    I have one Oncidium that is being attacked but i can't find the culprit.
    no pics yet. TIA
     
  2. Jean

    Jean whatever

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    Sucks!
     
  3. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Jon, you want to field this one? You know, since it worked out so well for you last time.
     
  4. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Bush snails are good for orchids.
     
  5. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    I find bush snails eat the root tips. The whole green root tip is gone, and concaved inside, on roots out of the mix. That's usually how I know I have a problem.
     
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    I find bush snails in the worst possible place. On the flower, or spike, or bud!
    Hate them....squish them when i find them.
    Peter T.
     
  7. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I'm thinking I have the good kind of bush snails. You all have the bad kind.
     
  8. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    LOL!
     
  9. Ron-NY

    Ron-NY New Member

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    they are just too small for garlic and butter:(
     
  10. Brant

    Brant dazed

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    maybe i will just send the Gower Ramsey to Jon since he has good snails