The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Shrimp & Other Invertebrates > Need some killer snails!

Thread: Need some killer snails! Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
11-05-2012 03:53 PM
ShyShrimpDoc Makes perfect sense to me. Pond snails reproduce fast, their egg cluthches are tiny making them hard to find, but contain many eggs. And where there is one, there are more. I think they may be pne of the snail species where even one can produce more. Assassins work well, but I would be suprised to find they won't take a nerite down if hungry. They take down juvie Spixi snails that are larger than an adult nerite. I would combine them with the finger method (smash one ones you see, they run slower that way).
11-05-2012 03:44 PM
acitydweller hmm you want to add many snails to kill one snail? some how that kinda doesnt really make much sense
11-05-2012 03:42 PM
dougolasjr I have also heard of Sins taking down Nerites. I really think they will take down anything they can get at.
11-05-2012 02:46 PM
Soothing Shrimp I don't know, Rod. I've seen some posts here at TPT about assassins taking down Nerites.
11-05-2012 12:17 AM
rodcuda Assasins reproduce slowly ans will not bother full size Nerite snails, also Nerites will not reproduce in freshwater.
11-05-2012 12:10 AM
abc why introduce more snails to get rid of snails? won't the new snails also populate the tank? I would put an algae wafer in the tank and watch the snails flock to them. When the waver looks covered with them, scoop them up and throw them away. Keep doing it and you ought to clear up the snail problem in good time
11-04-2012 09:58 PM
jeander I have some extra assassins you can have if you tell me how to ship them and cover the costs. Let me know what size too I have some smaller ones that are just growing up and some adults.

jeander
11-04-2012 09:15 PM
Dugsul808 Should get some dwarf puffers they really do the job in my tank.
11-04-2012 08:59 PM
Overgrowth IMO you should just net out every snail you see until they're all gone. It's much faster.
11-04-2012 07:30 PM
Byakuya
Need some killer snails!

I found a snail in my tank; I don't like him there and I don't know what he is..

I want to get some assassin snails to get rid of him!

Let me know if you have any..

Also, sense I am getting some assassins, are there any snails they wont kill that I could also put in my tank?

fanks

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012