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  1. P

    Creating my second attempt on Eco Sphere

    The first attempt lasted 3 months however some plants were not suitable in the environment and some were growing fine but isn't lavishly. :/ This is my second attempt on the same jar, this time added hydrilla water plant, anubias and some snails. I will top some food every once awhile. Still...
  2. Uberhoust

    Very Soft Water Snail Suggestions

    Since I started raising fish again a few years ago I have been very careful to keep disease and pestilence out of my aquariums. The one detrimental aspect of this tight control is I have never gotten any beneficial hitchhikers from plant additions. I would like to make my aquariums more...
  3. O

    what is this in my tank is it snail eggs

    i did a 80% water change yesterday and cleaned the gravel so i don’t understand. is it snail eggs? I’m going out to buy crustaceans pesticide today because im sick of this
  4. O

    HELP I NEVER BOUGHT SNAILS

    why is there snails in my tank and i never bought any snails make sense. HELP ME PLEASE WHAT THE HECK. AND WORMS
  5. J

    Snail Breeding

    I am trying to breed snails without much success so far, I’m not sure whether they are mating or cleaning each other. Can anyone tell?
  6. L

    Nerite snail (?)

    Hi. My kids and I purchased some Nerite snails from Petco to add to our aquarium and was assured that these were in fact Nerites. One I am questionable on though. I know that two of the snails are Nerites but am not so sure about this third, that is very large. I am concerned because I don’t...
  7. S

    Random snail

    Random snail popped up in our small tank which has 1 red tail shark and 8 neon tetras. This tank it just does its thing we have another tank that has it’s good times and then random out breaks. But today noticed a snail in the smaller one. I’d say it’s got there from a plant. Wondering what kind...
  8. Big Boy Fish

    Any snail species that can go with a Oscar and Royal Pleco-(finished)-

    One of my apple snails died recently to old age and im wondering what types of snails I could get. As I have said in the title i have one oscar and a royal pleco.I have many breeding tanks so if there baby's i can just stick them in those. I have one apple snail left and a couple randoms along...
  9. R

    Actual introduction

    Hello fellow aquatic enthusiasts! After my initial panicked introduction today I decided to post an ACTUAL introduction, haha. So I have dabbled on and off in fishkeeping for over 10 years now. Initially I began the hobby as almost everyone does with a betta fish once upon a time. I quickly...
  10. FoxChase

    Nerite Snails - Feeding & Calcium Requirements?

    I bought 7 lovely Nerite snails 2 wks ago. I was truly amazed at how fast and how much these guys eat! They had cleaned all the algae off the glass overnight and haven't slowed down. I'm concerned I bought too many. So I purchased snail food and they seem to like it, all except one of the four...
  11. G

    Snail feeding!!!

    Hi what can I feed my bladder, mini rams horns, and Mts snails? I feed them flake food but I want variety. Can I feed them broccoli or lettuce?
  12. Scooterlindy

    Snail Invasion

    Hello, I'm looking for advice on a snail explosion in a 10 gallon planted tank with dwarf shrimp and dwarf Rasboras. My background - I've kept aquariums for 7ish years, planted for the past 2 years. I currently have 4 tanks, all planted. A 40 gallon with mollies, Rasboras and tetras. It's my...
  13. S

    The best brand for fungus medicine that won’t kill my elephant snails???

    My fish recently had a bit of a stress with a water change after I left my tank a little too long before cleaning. My water is perfect but I think it stressed them out a bit. One of my endler guppies appears to have tail rot from what I can determine and a couple of my glow light tetras have a...
  14. P

    1-2 gallon planted snail jar questions

    hello, i hate to be a newbie here. but, i grabbed a pickle jar while working fixing kitchen equipment on a service call at a restaurant. my questions were after i put some top soil under the gravel and plant some basic plants such as java fern which i have an exorbitant abundance of, and...
  15. M

    Wow. Just watched GBR attack and eat a snail.

    The snail had been attached to the glass, let go of the glass, was floating in the water, and then the ram attacked it so fast I thought I was watching a tv show. LOL He just ripped the snail right out of the shell. Well, I guess that's why I don't have a snail infestation. :)
  16. FloridaChick

    Mystery Snail Problem Help!

    What do you do when you suddenly have 45 Gold Mystery Snails? Thankfully I only let one clutch of eggs hatch but as cool as they are, they are dirty! Not worth selling, does anyone know if they could survive in a canal or lake? I live in South Florida so it doesn't get too cold.
  17. Circus

    Snail Trade Success

    I traded 20 of my Gold Inca Mystery Snails for some WCMM and a Bolivian Ram. I was surprised when the store manager offered me credit for them. Yay!
  18. S

    New snails purple patches

    I just bought four snails ( not sure of the species, help me out). I introduced them to the saltwater tank an hour ago, and they haven’t moved at all. Now I’m noticing purple patches on them (I’m not sure if they were there before or not). Please help. They were moving while i was acclimating...
  19. S

    Should I get an assassin snail for mini ramshorns?

    I have a 29 gallon that recently had an outbreak of mini ramshorn snails. I think I have plucked out all of the ones that were big enough to see but I am assuming they are still in there. I don't mind the snails at all, I just don't want them to get out of hand. I am worried about feeding less...
  20. bettafrog

    Tankmates for betta

    Are there any other animals I can add to a 5 gal without overcrowding it? I've got snails and live plants right now, and planning to get a betta for it soon. Could I add ghost/cherry shrimp or would that be too much? Any other recommendations?
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