snails

ARE SNAILS GOOD OR BAD FOR MY FISH TANK?
... , I have 3 fish tanks at home, a small - medium and large one. I was wandering if the small brown snails are a good or bad thing in my tank. The small tank has 1 little fish (not sure what kind) ...
by DazzaDazza
Why did all of my snails die?
I want to get another snail but my mom said the only way I can get one is if I know why the others died so please help me!!!!
by guppylover
Nerite Snails - Neritina Natalensis
Nerite snails -- Neritina Natalensis -- are a marine snail found in tide pools and in areas where freshwater sources rush down to the sea, so their habitat is anywhere from extremely saline, to ...
by Lithia
BABY SNAILS IN MY TANK!!!!!!
Well I was looking at my tank and saw a blob so I looked closer and it was a BABY SNAIL. I need to know how to care for them. And how do I tell if it is a mystery snail or pond snail.(best ...
by guppylover
Will Kuhli loaches eat snails?
A while back I introduced snails into my tank because I thought it would help with my algae problem. Well since then I learned to control the algae by doing weekly water changes so I really don't ...
by Patrick
How often do mystery snails lay eggs? I am just wondering I ...
How often do mystery snails lay eggs? I am just wondering I killed my this morning accidently
by kitten23
Do frsh water snails need new shells? we have two snails one is a golden my...
do frsh water snails need new shells? we have two snails one is a golden mystery and not sure what the other is but it is brown
by Guest
My mystery snails mysteriously laid a ton of eggs on the und...
My mystery snails mysteriously laid a ton of eggs on the underside of my tank's hood and a small batch on the glass a little above water. I am curious as to whether or not the eggs will be ok that ...
by PrimaDiana
One of my mystery snails goes on top of my other as if it is cleaning it. I...
One of my mystery snails goes on top of my other as if it is cleaning it. Is this normal? I do not think they are reproducing as they have been in the same tank for two months and I have yet to ...
by Guest
Proper Feeding of Vegetables to Snails
Hi Guys, I know there are various threads on this forum about feeding various vegetables to snails, but I haven't come across one that tells me how to actually prepare the veggie and how to "serve" ...
by MyameeGirl
Will bettas eat snails?
It seems kind of unlikely that my betta, who is very spoiled on lively food, would choose to eat a snail, but there was a little one that apparently came in on some plants that seems to have ...
by Flatfish
Breeding nerite snails
I want to breed my nerite snails. I have a 2.5 gallon tank that is supposed to be a cherry shrimp tank but the shrimp got sick or something when i bought them and they are all dying. I only have ...
by Nikkie7
How Fast Do Mystery Snails Grow?
IM A SNAIL GRANDMOM!!! My mystery snail laid her first egg sack and it just hatched last night! (It only took 2 weeks!) How fast do the babies grow? When they first started hatching, my zebra ...
by Jewelcichlid
Calcium for snails?
hi im thinking about getting 3 nerite snails for my 10 gallon planted tank. Ive heard that they need calcium. Do they absolutely need it? If so what can i use besides cuttlebone and wonder shells? ...
by ExpertBill
I've heard goldfish eat snails...is this true? And what kind...
I've heard goldfish eat snails...is this true? And what kind? If it is I want to start a little "snail farm " so I can give my fishys a tasty treat ;) sorry snails lol
by fishys
Curing Ick with Snails in the Tank?
I have 6 snails in a community tank, but I've spotted the first signs of Ick on 2 of my fish. My hospital tank is still cycling out, so I assume fish can't be put in yet, but I need to nip this ...
by UVA2015MDPhD
Do water snails sleep?
A couple of weeks ago I bought 2 water snails for my tank to help keep the algae down. One of the snails seems to have slowed down considerably. I don't know why then I found it lying on the bottom ...
by voyage4me
Just noticed tiny snails in my aquarium, Where have they come from?!
I have just noticed really Tiny flat snails in my tank, have no idea how many! And no Idea where they have come from?! Anyone have any suggestions where they have come from and how I get rid of ...
by Jessica
The good, the bad & the assassin snails!!!
... tters in your fish tank have pros and cons. Snails are no exception! I have 4 fish tanks and I have snails in all of them. I love their added beauty and personality. They are the little gems in my ...
by Mmsculpture
Why do my snails keep dyiny
My tank is cycled and I don’t know why my snails keep dying. I put my snails in last night an they died by the morning. We’ve had the water tested for nitrate, ph, amonia, and hardness and ...
by Courtneyw
What kind of fish can go in a tank with snails? I have a lot...
What kind of fish can go in a tank with snails? I have a lot of snails and I was wondering what fish can be in the same tank...
by FishyFriend
Breeding Mystery snails (Pomacea diffusa)
One of the most popular Apple snail family members is Pomacea diffusa, commonly called the Mystery snail. Also known simply as an Apple snail, or the Gold Inca snail. Some of us would probably ...
by Fishfur
Duckweed, Algae and Snails Forever
... ly found in home aquariums defy this law. They are forever. Of course, I'm talking about duckweed, snails and algae. Once your aquarium has them, it has them until all the water evaporates or leaks ...
by johnarthur
Snails in my guppy tank good or bad?
So I have a 14 gallon guppy tank with 50 some odd guppies in it. Before anyone freaks out most are in varying stages of stages of growth. When they get bigger I give them away. Anyways I had added a ...
by therealtechneck
Ich in community aquarium with frogs, shrimp, snails and live plants . . . ...
Ich in community aquarium with frogs, shrimp, snails and live plants . . . Last night I discovered that several of my fish are infected with ich. It has affected my cardinal tetras and my neon ...
by Anne C
Ghost shrimp + snails = ghost shrimp
Well I discovered by accident that ghost shrimp like to eat snails. I had several ghost shrimp and a few platies in my tank for a few weeks while the tank was cycling. The shrimp were doing a ...
by Fry Daddy
Salt water and Snails! Can you put any aquarium salt in the ...
Salt water and Snails! Can you put any aquarium salt in the tank with snails! I have ghost shrimp in the tank with them and they need it?
by kitten23
So, you want to get a snail, but you don't want it to turn into 100 snails...
... y had a tryst with the opposite gender. If it's female, you will be able to avoid having additional snails even if it does lay eggs, because it will lay eggs above the water line and you just remove ...
by Lithia
Mystery Snails 101
photo First of all, why are they called mystery snails? Maybe in nature they hide their eggs, and the little snails seem to appear out of nowhere. Another common question is whether mystery ...
by johnarthur
Can My Snails Eat Floating Cuttlebone?
I read some forums here, and saw that I should feed my snails cuttlebone for the calcium, but my cuttlebones float, and I don't really have a way to bring them down and keep them there. Can the ...
by Halp.
How do you feed assassin snails? I have four assassin snails...
How do you feed assassin snails? I have four assassin snails in my community tank. When I bought them, I had some MTS for them to eat, but those are long gone. I drop all sorts of food into the ...
by Anne C
HOW MANY NERITE SNAILS???
... nt fish to their new larger home (from a 45 gallon cube). I would eventually like to introduce some snails and have decided on Nerite snails since they don't ...
by Shannon
Apple snails illegal in UK?
Hi I have seen numerous individuals selling apple snails on eBay for the UK only. It's my understanding that apple snails are now illegal to import and export and wholesalers are no longer allowed ...
by snailsnailsnail
Do golden mystery snails die after laying eggs? Mine has laid her eggs and ...
Do golden mystery snails die after laying eggs? Mine has laid her eggs and was always very active. Since then she's tucked in her shell and doesn't come out like to roam the tank any longer.
by Guest
How do pond snails reproduce?
Do they mate, or do they lay their eggs and fertilize them outside the body? I just did a PWC and noticed a small snail riding along on the side of my biggest snail. The big snail is moving across ...
by jisincla
A Short Blog About Pond And Bladder Snails
I do have to disagree on the whole "pond snails are bladder snails," when, in fact, they are not. Great pond snail (gliding at the water surface), Lymnaea stagnalis By H. Krisp (Own work), via ...
by KK F.
Golden mystery snail eggs & baby snails?
My female snail laid a kind of smallish sized clutch of eggs going on three weeks ago, and I've read conflicting views on when they should hatch. As a test, I broke the clutch apart last night and ...
by tr9wblu
Will a betta kill snails
... tank I've been keeping hatchlings in, do you think my betta would bother some half centimeter baby snails? He hasn't touched the adult I put in the tank, but I don't know if the little ones look ...
by Cadevan
Questions about freshwater crabs, shrimp, and snails
I have a 20 gallon freshwater aquarium, currently with 4 guppies, 2 tetras, and about 5 cherry shrimp (i had about 20 but they have been dying off, not sure why). I have been pondering getting one of ...
by Guest
Mystery Snails?
I am beginning to think I have jinx on me when it comes to snails and Angel Fish. I had several Mystery snails in my various tanks. My 10g had three mystery snails (One died after two weeks, one ...
by lemurnandy

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