08-01-2013, 08:01 PM
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So according to that, they do indeed look like the Red-rim melania, which is a type of Malaysian Trumpet Snail, if I read that right. Says they outcompete other snails for food, can eat fish eggs, and can carry really nasty parasites that can infect both fish and humans...lovely. However, they're such popular "Pest" snails and they haven't caused me any issues, nor have they over-bred in my tanks. So I'm not worried. lol I just have to not eat them. xD If they're that great at competing with other snails for food though, and the fact that I don't over-feed if I can help it, that explains why my other snails died. Well...actually it doesn't seeing as most of those snails can live 1-2 years without food. >>;
Anywho, thanks for that, tells me what they are! =) And I rather like them, I have some other MTS that are more the solid green/brown color in my other tanks, some with more color to them is also nice. So unless I missed something...and because they've done nothing that bothers me since I got them, I may as well keep them where I've had them. lol I actually have them in my nursery tank and they leave all my fry alone too. Even the ones who sleep on the substrate.