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post #1 of 2 Old 10-31-2011, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
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Would a Mystery Snail be comfy in my tank?

I'm considering adding a Mystery Snail to my tank. I don't really need it for algae concerns (although i consider it a plus), I would just like to add some variety. It is a 38gl tank, heavily planted, with semi-aggressive fish (mainly tiger and rosy barbs).
My concerns are that my fish will eat the snail. Or that the snail will eat my plants.
Thanks for any info!
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post #2 of 2 Old 11-05-2011, 11:28 PM
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Mystery snails are an easy target for many semi-aggresive fish, so I would add one with caution. They don't really eat algae, and do eat quite a bit at full size, so make sure to supplement with something like shrimp pellets.
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