Mucus Vs. Mucus

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Mucus Vs. Mucus

Postby rpilla001 on Fri May 11, 2007 11:31 am

This guy & girl have way too much time on his hands. It turns out that not all mucus is created equally.
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Postby Pollux on Fri May 11, 2007 11:54 am

wow, that is a very detailed paper on mucous lol. i guess if you think about it makes sense that they would use one type of mucus for walking and another for sticking.
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Postby Annie Anderson on Sat May 12, 2007 7:12 am

I would say that everything anyone wanted to know about snail mucous-and more :o -is in that paper. It did state that it is mainly composed of protein and carbs--maybe that's why the fish like to eat it? My picky platies and guppies are always picking around the snails if there is excess slime around.
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