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  1. Fishies1996!

    Mystery Snail Help!!

    We went to get some snails yesterday and at the same time we got our water tested, our water was apparently all good and I do a weekly 40-50% water change and have never had any issues with my test at home kit. This morning, each snail has excreted about 50 little black dots, at the first we...
  2. YourReptileFanatic

    about my fish/future fish

    Hi I'm Jamie I'm new to the hobby and I currently have a 10 gallon fish tank with a male red veil tailed betta fish his name is Cal and a golden mystery snail (not sure what my snails gender is yet).:) I made a tank divider for my betta using a plastic mesh canvas and some binding bars I also...
  3. N

    What species of apple snail?

    I am hoping to buy these snails from somebody online but am just wondering what species of apple snails they are. I own some apple snails currently which i presume are Pomocea Bridgesii however they just don't really look the same when looking at the siphon part, it looks somewhat dark in the...
  4. J

    Snail shell crack?

    Hi! I’ve had my two apple snails for about two months. Both happy, eating, water parameters normal. I use a turtle cuttle bone for calcium on top of veggies, wafers, and crab cuisine wafers. My one snail over the last few weeks has had this crack going down her shell. She isn’t acting...
  5. T

    Is this a good stocking list for my planted 10 gallon?

    I asked a question a couple nights ago on the planted chit chat part of the site about my plants and everyone was very helpful so I wanted to check with everyone about my stocking list for it. I already have three mystery snails in there, and plan to get three scarlet badis, and eleven ember...
  6. N

    Can someone tell me whats wrong with my mysterysnail?

    Hi, I'm new to hobby and two days ago I noticed my mystery snail acting quite odd, and yesterday It stopped moving. To check if it was dead I took it out of the water and waited 10mins to see if it moved and it did, so I placed it back in the tank but this morning I found it upside down and it...
  7. S

    Mystery snail acting weird

    my snail (believe it is mystery snail) is not being active or suctioning to anything. I woke up this morning and found him floating in the tank, with his body out. He was still moving around. This afternoon he is on the bottom, still with his body out, still looks alive but I’m not sure. The...
  8. AquariumCookie

    New Mystery Snail Refusing To Sink

    So I just got a golden mystery snail along with two other black mystery snails one mystery snail in my 10 gallon completely fine my other black mystery snail in with my golden mystery snail in my 20 gallon and the black one is completely fine while my golden mystery snail refuses to sink to the...
  9. S

    Mystery snail shells degrading

    I have some mystery snails where the shells are dissolving into the water from what I can tell it is most apparent on my white one (attached photos). Does anyone know the fastest way to help the snails regain their shells? The tank they are currently housed in is planted, there are 4 mystery...
  10. Circus

    Snail Without Shell?

    So I started breeding mystery snails a little while ago. I got home from work tonight and encountered a horrific sight. They was this ugly thing sticking to the top of the tank. Turns out it is a snail WITHOUT A SHELL. There aren't any empty shells around that I noticed, and it is very much...
  11. R

    15g ember tetras darios betta?

    Hi All, I have a 15g tank that has 4 dario dario (I believe 2 male 2 female based on their behavior and coloration), 8 ember tetras a mystery snail and some RCS. Its been cycled and established for months now and so far everything is good. Its heavily planted with driftwood, floating plants...
  12. leahf

    Harold's Cleft Shell

    Hey everyone! My name is Leah & my snails name is Harold, he has a cleft shell and it's pretty serious. (I bought him like this btw) I was wondering if there's anything I can do for this little guy. He also cannot fully retract into his shell because it's so severe. What I'm doing right now is...
  13. L

    Advice for plants to keep in my tank

    Hey guys! I’ve recently got a betta(named moose) and a mystery snail(named Jeff), so far they both doing great and very active. I’m going to be upgrading my tank from 2 Gallon to either a 5 or 10 gallon within the next month so I’ll have a lot more room for plants. I was wondering if anyone had...
  14. Circus

    Poor Water Sprite

    Now that little Nugget has settled in, he feels like I have not been feeding enough. Took matters into his own foot and snacked on my water sprite. Woke up to this. Guess it is a good thing I am getting some more water sprite in there.
  15. Circus

    A Jumping Snail

    So, I go an ivory mystery snail a couple weeks ago and it is now really comfortable in the tank and moving around a lot more. Today I was feeding the tanks and I saw some interesting behavior. Lazy is the name she has earned herself, for hitching a ride to the top of the tank one one of my black...
  16. newmag1659

    Mystery Snail Losing Shell?

    I have 4 mystery snails in a 5 gallon vertical with my betta, Cheesecake. Temp is about 78 degrees F, parameters are 0/0/15. pH is around 6.4. Soft water around 50 ppm.Betta is fed daily, but the tank is fully planted so I only feed the snails every 2-3 days. They get homemade snello, which has...
  17. Aspen35

    Help! New Snails!

    I don't know if this qualifies as an emergency, but i just received a box with a bunch of mystery snails. They seemed to be fine while acclimating, but now that they're in the tank they've stopped moving around. (they were when I first put them in. Is something wrong? Some of them are not even...
  18. O

    Possible parasites in aquarium

    Hi all. I have a weirdly specific question. I had my guppies die of parasites so now I only have a mystery snail in my 10 gallon tank. I’ve now acquired a betta but i’m hesitant with what I should do with him in regards to my tank. I’m worried that he could catch parasites if I put him in the...
  19. Meg0000

    Mystery snail questions

    Hey I would like to know if anyone here keeps mystery snail big tank? Would it be to high for them to go at the surface and breathe (55 gallon)? Also is it really possible to feed them in bigger tank like this? I would be scared they eat all my plants because they don't find food... Last...
  20. joliee

    Am I Overstocking?

    Hi I'm kind of new to this so bear with me haha. So I was thinking of getting a 10 gallon tank and putting 5 scissortail rasboras (I heard they were schooling fish and that I needed to get at least 5), 2 cory catfish (again, I heard they liked to be with each other), 1 dwarf gourami, and 1...