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Old 04-11-2013, 07:55 AM   #1
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can someone id this snail?


and can anyone let me know if they take over fast or eat any of my plants?
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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Ram's horn snail. They are not supposed to eat healthy plants (hopefully some one told them that). Takes a M and F to reproduce. Get to about nickel size.

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are they good for my shrimp tank with a lot of plants?? cause it was a hitchhiker..
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are they good for my shrimp tank with a lot of plants?? cause it was a hitchhiker..
Should be fine. They won't hurt the shrimp, and shouldn't hurt healthy plants. If you over feed, or in any way allow them a large food source, their population will explode. These snails do not suffer from the over crowding effects that fish do.

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