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What snail do in the acquarium? Will it clean the tank?



 
 
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Old May 1st 05, 02:01 PM
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Default What snail do in the acquarium? Will it clean the tank?

In my mind, snails will eat dirty stuff and keep the tank clean. But I
am not seeing any document mention that.

Any ideas?

Thanks

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Old May 1st 05, 04:44 PM
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In my mind, snails will eat dirty stuff and keep the tank clean.
But I
am not seeing any document mention that.

Any ideas?

Thanks


A snail's diet consists primarily of algae. Some snails, such as
Nassarius snails, will eat almost anything.

billy


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Old May 1st 05, 08:22 PM
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Thanks.
I saw some document said that daphnia helps feel both snail and fish in
the aquarium. I am wondering where in the US to buy daphnia.

Thanks.

Billy wrote:
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In my mind, snails will eat dirty stuff and keep the tank clean.
But I
am not seeing any document mention that.

Any ideas?

Thanks


A snail's diet consists primarily of algae. Some snails, such as
Nassarius snails, will eat almost anything.

billy


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Old May 2nd 05, 04:11 AM
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In my mind, snails will eat dirty stuff and keep the tank clean. But I
am not seeing any document mention that.


Check the descriptions at this web site.
http://www.marinedepotlive.com/inver...l--snails.html

George Patterson
There's plenty of room for all of God's creatures. Right next to the
mashed potatoes.
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Old May 6th 05, 07:42 PM
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Petco, PetSmart, pretty much any fish store will have one kind or another of
daphnia.

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Thanks.
I saw some document said that daphnia helps feel both snail and fish in
the aquarium. I am wondering where in the US to buy daphnia.

Thanks.

Billy wrote:
wrote in message
oups.com...
In my mind, snails will eat dirty stuff and keep the tank clean.
But I
am not seeing any document mention that.

Any ideas?

Thanks


A snail's diet consists primarily of algae. Some snails, such as
Nassarius snails, will eat almost anything.

billy




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Old May 25th 05, 03:19 AM
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I use astrea, cerith, turbo snails and blue legged marine hermits to
clean the glass and prevent detritus build up. Works like a charm.

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Old March 25th 11, 07:12 PM
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I accept Malaysian Trumpet snails in my tanks, and they apple-pie everything. I like them, but they brand fast. 2 months ago I started with 9, and now I accept over a thousand amid my 4 tanks. If you overfeed, they will brand absolutely fast, and they don't lay eggs.
 




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