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daisycutter 05-21-2007 02:16 PM

large snail for african tank
 
im looking for a good sized snail as a compainion species to my shelldwellers in the wild this would be Neothauma tanganicensis is there any species of snail that are easily avalible to take the place of Neothauma tanganicensis?

Trishfish 05-21-2007 09:09 PM

I know I'm always rooting for my mystery snails :) (pomacea bridgesii) but they may be your best option. They are widely available and inexpensive. The jade color looks somewhat similar to the Neothauma tanganicensis but I can't find a picture to see what the spiral is like. There are also chestnut and chocolate colors, as well as what people call black, olive and wild-type colors. They all get to be golf-ball sized. Good luck with your choice.


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