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post #1 of 8 Old 03-29-2009, 01:36 PM Thread Starter
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Arrow Snails

Hey all! Well I was curious because someone told me that certain kinds of snails keep sand substrate upturned. I was wondering if there is a certain kind of snail that does this? I also know there are certain kinda snails that can breed upon themselves,and i dont want a snail invasion lol. Help?!

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post #2 of 8 Old 03-29-2009, 04:38 PM
Be sure not to put them in water with the tinest bit of copper.... (live and learn..... poor squirmy! lol)

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MTS(trumpet snails)
They spend most of their time in the sand, for the most part, only come out at night. From what I understand, as long as they dont get a lot to eat, they will not overpopulate.
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Hmm..okay thanks!!

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55 gallon Possible Barb tank?!



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MTS(trumpet snails)
They spend most of their time in the sand, for the most part, only come out at night. From what I understand, as long as they dont get a lot to eat, they will not overpopulate.
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post #6 of 8 Old 03-30-2009, 11:35 AM Thread Starter
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I just read a very interesting article on snails,debunking most of the myths about them. Now from what i understand (and you guys said lol) they are controlled by how much your tank is fed. So with my Pandas,they eat everything i give them pretty much. And they are definetly not overfed. So should this MTS be safe in my tank then? How many should I get? I know they are pretty darn small. I have a 9.25 gallon tank. Thanks again!!


Okay another thought lol! Do they have any problems living with Bettas? I know under Fishys gravel is all kinds of nasty stuff. Ya know stuff always drifts through it. I can never get all of it out,but i try!! Would they be good for that too. He is not overfed either,so hopefully itll be fine?

3 gallon male betta
10 gallon male betta
12 gallon QT
30 gallon
1 Pl*co, Brochis Splenden,False Julii Cory,Pygmy Corys,Female Betta,Harlequin Rasbora,Tetras
55 gallon Possible Barb tank?!



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post #7 of 8 Old 03-30-2009, 12:23 PM
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I have had trumpets in my golfish tank and DP tank for over a year now with no problems. I have done nothing to contol their population and really dont even see them that often.
I think they would be fine in both taks.
Maybe somewhere between 5-10 for the 9gal. Most fish stores will give you these snails for free.
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post #8 of 8 Old 03-30-2009, 01:10 PM Thread Starter
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Oh cool. Really? Free lol. Hmmm...I l like free...thanks again!!

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55 gallon Possible Barb tank?!



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