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Old 01-18-2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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rabbit snail


i got a few of this in...

about of 6 adults.. in a 10 gallon and i will get more baby soon in the mail...

is 10 gallon good for them? ...it don't seem too crowded or anything... a few shrimp in there

i know they grow extreamly slow...i don't really wan to get another tank ...space very limited.
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I have my rabbits in a 20 long. Started with 5 but the big momma keeps popping out babies! I got 4 from her since I announced the 1st one The only down side is those buggers are tearing up my java fern! I'm sure your 10 gal can hold well over a dozen rabbits but I'm hoping I don't get anymore babies 9-10 rabbits is enough for me!
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2 questions on rabbit snails, if I may: how fast do they reproduce? 1 a week? 1 a month? And do they eat most plants?
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2 questions on rabbit snails, if I may: how fast do they reproduce? 1 a week? 1 a month? And do they eat most plants?
they produce very very slowly ...about 1 every month or so..

i heard they eat plants
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I have my rabbits in a 20 long. Started with 5 but the big momma keeps popping out babies! I got 4 from her since I announced the 1st one The only down side is those buggers are tearing up my java fern! I'm sure your 10 gal can hold well over a dozen rabbits but I'm hoping I don't get anymore babies 9-10 rabbits is enough for me!
i don't really want to start another tank... i got many already and no time

im sure the 10 gallon will hold more than a dozen until i start thining them out which shouldn't be a problem.

i don't mind them eatting plants..i got java moss and almond leaves
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yes these snails do best in sulawesi setups or tanks with hard, alkaline water. i keep 18 of them right now in my 40gal and am selling them atm. I really enjoyed them a lot and they are truly the best display snails for any FW tank.
They do eat plants though. moss might be fine, and they absolutely love almond leaves and DW.

10 gallon is fine. they make a lot of waste but not like an apple snail or anything crazy. your tank can keep up. expect babies to get to breeding age in 6 months to a year depending on your water and how much they are fed/how active they are. they do breed super slowly. 1 baby a month from a female sounds about right.
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yes these snails do best in sulawesi setups or tanks with hard, alkaline water. i keep 18 of them right now in my 40gal and am selling them atm. I really enjoyed them a lot and they are truly the best display snails for any FW tank.
They do eat plants though. moss might be fine, and they absolutely love almond leaves and DW.

10 gallon is fine. they make a lot of waste but not like an apple snail or anything crazy. your tank can keep up. expect babies to get to breeding age in 6 months to a year depending on your water and how much they are fed/how active they are. they do breed super slowly. 1 baby a month from a female sounds about right.
thanks for the feedback.. i wish i can put them in my 55g planted tank but man.. can't happen

waste is good..will help my floating plants grow beter..lol

i got alot of almond leave so that is good thing.
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