Bet the snails are still alive and you'll see them out. I took out substrate, dried it best I could but it was still wet, put it in a bag for like 3 months, gave it to my roomie, ran hot water over it to clean it off from the showerhead, put it in the tank, filled, out comes ramshorn.
20g platy, , 2 x 10g shrimp, 3 x 20g shrimp, 7.5g shrimp and 1 great dane/mastiff puppy.
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