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Can nerite snails live in freshwater?

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Can nerite snails live in freshwater?
Old 06-18-2008, 09:23 PM   #1
 
Can nerite snails live in freshwater?

I was wondering because I have heard them mentioned as good algae eater, but I thought they were only saltwater . Will they survive in freshwater?
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Old 06-18-2008, 10:33 PM   #2
 
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Re: Can nerite snails live in freshwater?

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I was wondering because I have heard them mentioned as good algae eater, but I thought they were only saltwater . Will they survive in freshwater?
They'll be fine in FW and while they may spawn, the eggs won't hatch unless moved to BW or SW.
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Old 06-21-2008, 11:15 AM   #3
 
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Is that true of most SW snails, or just nerite?
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