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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-09-2013, 11:49 PM Thread Starter
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Garden snails

Are they safe to put into a tank I have a few plants like amazon swords etc. and have 10 neon tetras and gouramis but I want some snails due to some algae is this okay or not?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-10-2013, 12:30 AM
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Garden snails won't survive submerged. I'm sure there are some folks in your area that would love to give you some of their aquatic snails.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-10-2013, 01:09 AM Thread Starter
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Alright thanks, I actually don't know anyone who lives in bakersfield that does any kind of fish anything haha
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-10-2013, 01:37 AM
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Garden snails

Big chain pet stores sell snails or you could look in the for sale and trade section of this forum. Aquabid could be a source as well.
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Garden snails

most lfs will just give you some of their mts or ramshorns


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If shipping snails wasn't so taboo I'd send you a handful from my tank.
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-10-2013, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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If shipping snails wasn't so taboo I'd send you a handful from my tank.
How come you can't ship snails?
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there are alot that are banned cause they can be invasice
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