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Old 04-09-2013, 12:48 AM   #1
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I've heard about it, but I've never actually seen my RCS take a live snail and eat it up.

I've heard of several other people witnessing this.

Odd phenomenon!

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Old 04-09-2013, 12:51 AM   #2
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Old 04-09-2013, 12:55 AM   #3
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AWESOME! I wish mine did that.
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lol, he must be hungry!
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Guess so! I'll feed a little lol.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:00 AM   #6
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only if they ate planaria, that would be the best!
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my oebt ate snails and limpets all the time. im wondering if they just need a bit more protein than what we feed them some times and that is why the do it
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I've seen my supreme red and oebt munch on a ramshorn before. Started feeding blood worms once a month or so and have not witnessed it since. Boy oh boy do they go nuts for those blood worms lol.
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They go nuts on all sorts of good foods. Canned vegetables anyone?
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Needs more protein for sure. Mine love dead snails I crush for them
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MABJ, was that snail dead before the cherry got it?
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Not that I believe. When they die, they unfortunately die in the substrate then the other MTS get to them there.

There are lots of babies, and I believe it was moving as it was picking at it.

I thought most foods we fed were too high in protein.. Hmmm...
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What is the name of the plant in your pic please? I have the same but have been unable to ID it!

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it's hungry,

the plant si dwarf sag
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Old 04-09-2013, 05:21 PM   #15
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Thanks for answering. Yeah shoots have sprouted up all over the tank. It must be happy. It doesn't even mind low light, oddly enough.
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