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Old 09-09-2013, 11:46 PM   #1
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Snails?


I know i have asked about snails before and i didnt know where to post this so its here. i have done research on snails people suggested and heres the issue, i want snails that wont breed in fresh water and ones that wont leave eggs everywhere and ones that are fairly easy to find. any ideas?
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:35 AM   #2
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Dead ones......

Sorry, your criteria excludes every type I know. Hopefully someone can help!!!
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:37 AM   #3
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Nerites??

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Old 09-10-2013, 12:37 AM   #4
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Nerites (sorry if spelled wrong someone correct).

Mysteries drop egg clutches above water line so easy yo remove and dispose of
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i was torn between nitrite and mystery. but does a mystery get to big for a 6.6? i dont mind the above the water thing just hate the ones that leave them everywhere they go
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:52 AM   #6
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Myserty can get as big as a golfball
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Nerite will leave eggs everywhere.
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:13 AM   #8
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Nerite will leave eggs everywhere.
Unless there's only one....but the OP said snail(S)....

HEY!!!

What about Tylo snails? They breed but VERY slowly. The babies would actually be worth something to fellow hobbyists, and they're neat to watch.
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Rabbit snails lay single eggs, I'm not sure if they're adhesive. They have a fairly long gestation period, so there will not be any explosion in population.
Personally I'd love some to compliment my MTS, they come in such a wide variety of shell types and flesh patterns/tones.

Edit: I think that tylo is another name for rabbit snails.
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search it on nationalgeographic.com for most reasonable solution
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Unless there's only one....but the OP said snail(S)....

HEY!!!

What about Tylo snails? They breed but VERY slowly. The babies would actually be worth something to fellow hobbyists, and they're neat to watch.
Im not sure about that, I only have 1 in my 75 gallon and have eggs everywhere...could be a rouge Assassin snail though but the eggs look different...
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