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post #5 of (permalink) Old 01-13-2013, 06:31 AM
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Originally Posted by ravensgate View Post
They do it when they are first introduced to a new tank and are frightened in my experience. I've had many different nerites and have only witnessed digging when introduced to a new tank.
Yup, that's my experience exactly. When introducing nerites into a new tank, they try to burrow and hide because they're stressed. In a few days, they'll be out and about doing there thing.
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