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Old 03-01-2013, 04:07 PM   #1
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Spixi Snails


Several years ago I had Asolene Spixi snails. They were prolific breeders, beautiful, efficient, and stayed reasonably sized.

I have been searching for these again, but haven't been able to find them anywhere.

Anyone know where I could find them or why they are no longer available?
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:15 PM   #2
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Yepper. They've been made illegal to cross state lines. So you would have to find a breeder in MO for yourself.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:24 PM   #3
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Yepper. They've been made illegal to cross state lines. So you would have to find a breeder in MO for yourself.
Well, boo. Guess I should start searching. I'm sure someone in this state still has them.

It take it they became invasive?
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Very. Big plant eater.
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and known hydra eater too
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True. Beautiful snail!
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Very. Big plant eater.
Hey! I've been super curious as to what plants they eat? I'm a staple moss and Anubias man. How would they do in a moss majority tank?
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Hey! I've been super curious as to what plants they eat? I'm a staple moss and Anubias man. How would they do in a moss majority tank?
I used to feed mine Anacharis, and they never seemed to bother the moss in the tank. Could have been that I just didn't notice, lol



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I learned they also eat ramshorns, pond snails and their own young! Wow.
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I learned they also eat ramshorns, pond snails and their own young! Wow.
Gotta say that I never noticed that, but I've heard it as well. I kept them in a snail only tank with Mystery Snails, Ramshorns, MTS and (of course) pond snails. All did well, *shrug*, maybe I just got lucky, lol :-)
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