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Originally Posted by thekoimaiden View Post
Other breeds of Apple Snails WILL eat live plants and can grow to the size of a soft ball! I haven't heard of a Mystery Snail getting bigger than 2.5 inches.
Make sure you water is slight basic (above 7). Acidic water(below 7) will eat away at the snail's shell and eventually kill it. Also, check the hardness/softness of your water. Snails need calcium to grow their shells. If your water is very soft, you should raise the gh (general hardness). This will add more calcium and magnesium in the water so the snail can thrive.
Last edited by AK Fresh Water; 08-07-2012 at 07:06 PM.
i appreciate the input, but i still need to know how many cherry shrimp i can get for this tank.
**I freely admit that most of the information I share I have learned from other people on this forum and am simply repeating. I thank you for sharing your knowledge and ask that if I say anything incorrect someone will kindly correct me**
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