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Old 04-06-2014, 09:37 PM   #1
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WTB: A buttload of malaysian trumpet snails.


Looking for 50 or so.
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Old 04-06-2014, 09:41 PM   #2
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Wow. that is a buttload.
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Old 04-07-2014, 03:35 AM   #3
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Exactly.

Can you help?

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Wow. that is a buttload.
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Old 04-07-2014, 03:44 AM   #4
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There is a guy in Woodridge that sells them on craigslist. I've bought from him several times, nice guy to deal with.
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Old 04-07-2014, 03:51 AM   #5
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IIRC he wants like a buck a snail, and I don't want to pay 50 bucks for what many consider a plague :P

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Old 04-07-2014, 03:54 AM   #6
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I'm pretty sure he only wants a couple bucks per dozen. He had mystery/apple snails for $1/per. You may want to check again.
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Old 04-07-2014, 02:03 PM   #7
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Thanks, ill check that out again. I had it in my head his prices were crazy.


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Old 04-07-2014, 02:33 PM   #8
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I can try to collect some out of my 60 gal, you can have them as long as you pick up. I'm in bartlett.
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-EDIT* can't guarantee 50 but I know I have tons in my tank.
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Old 04-07-2014, 03:36 PM   #9
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interesting fact

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Buttload: “A ‘butt‘ is a traditional unit of volume used for wines and other alcoholic beverages. A butt is generally defined to be two hogsheads, but the size of hogsheads varies according to the contents. In the United States a hogshead is typically 63 gallons and a butt is 126 gallons.”
126 gallons worth of MTS sure is a lot
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Old 04-07-2014, 04:37 PM   #10
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120 gallon planted, so slightly less than a buttload.


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126 gallons worth of MTS sure is a lot
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Old 04-07-2014, 08:11 PM   #11
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i have a bunch of what i believe to be Malaysian trumpet snails. they hide in the substrate all day and come out in a massive horde after te lights go out. I can give you a butt load for a few dollars. im in coal city illinois.
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Old 04-07-2014, 08:57 PM   #12
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Thanks, appreciated. I think I sourced these though. No need to tear your tank up!


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Old 04-07-2014, 08:58 PM   #13
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Thanks much, but I think I am good. Don't need people tearing up display tanks!


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i have a bunch of what i believe to be Malaysian trumpet snails. they hide in the substrate all day and come out in a massive horde after te lights go out. I can give you a butt load for a few dollars. im in coal city illinois.
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:42 PM   #14
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It's actually easier to get them then one would think. But just let me know.
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:05 PM   #15
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Is there a Petsmart nearby? They usually have a ton on the glass... some stores will let people have them if you ask. My store didn't since people asked for them without knowing that they would never be able to get rid of them and came back and complained.
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