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post #11 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 04:33 PM
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Astreas and Nassarius are great for nanos.
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post #12 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 06:35 PM
how many of each should I get? And they wont knock over corals?

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post #13 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 06:40 PM
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Nass Snails are the one's i like
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post #14 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 08:31 PM
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You have a 14G, right?
Nass stay under the sand. Get 2 or 3.
Astreas are the herbevoires. Get 6-8.
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post #15 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 08:43 PM
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You have a 14G, right?
Nass stay under the sand. Get 2 or 3.
Astreas are the herbevoires. Get 6-8.
Thanks alot! I am going to pick some up tomorrow.

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post #16 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 08:51 PM
I am going to have to glue my corals down with Astreas snails, they are like bulldozers when they get big

Has anyone had any experience with Margarita snails?

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post #17 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 09:13 PM
wait, how do you tell the difference between turbo and astreas snails? Im confused.

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post #18 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 09:22 PM
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I think you sould have snails
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post #19 of 19 Old 04-16-2009, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
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my tank is 75 gallon, still new tank, i dont have algae yet, hopefully my rocks will have a little and ill be sure to get sweet ones..

what is the difference between the snails, crabs, shrimps, and what does each do specifically? strengths and weaknesses?
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