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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-19-2014, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
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Best snails for cleaning up shrimp feces?

What type of snail is best for this? Also I want something that will not harm the shrimplets and do not reproduce asexually?
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I do not think there is a snail out there that eat shrimp feces. Also they will make feces themselves. They will eat leftover food/dead and decaying material
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I do not think there is a snail out there that eat shrimp feces. Also they will make feces themselves. They will eat leftover food/dead and decaying material

+1 I don't know of any.
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Any snail you get for that purpose will surely leave substantially more feces.

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Snails don't eat feces of fish or shrimp. The only way to get rid of it is to let it break down or physically removing it.
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