I noticed your post this morning and asked my LFS when I was in there shortly after. My snail in the photo contest past away from the meds I had to treat the tank with and it was an incredible little creature so I had to have another. So...
I asked, "When do you get in different snails? Do you ever get purple?" He said, and this may work in your area, "To join the store's Facebook page if they post what deliveries come in each week." Mine said he posts if he gets 6 yellows or 2 yellows. That kind of thing. You could call and have them hold one for you.
What city are you near?
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