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Old 08-22-2013, 05:09 AM   #1
 
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Cycled tank

Are snails as sensitive to an uncycled tank as a fish?
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Old 08-22-2013, 06:32 AM   #2
 
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Not in my experience. I actually had pond snails proliferate in a tank I was fishless cycling with >4.0ppm ammonia. I had Nerites in a semi-abandoned tank where the ammonia topped 1.0ppm. Didn't have any algae in that tank.
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Not in my experience. I actually had pond snails proliferate in a tank I was fishless cycling with >4.0ppm ammonia. I had Nerites in a semi-abandoned tank where the ammonia topped 1.0ppm. Didn't have any algae in that tank.
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