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Old 01-08-2015, 05:10 AM   #1
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Assasin snail movement


I purchased 2 assasin snails yesterday and I noticed they haven't moved all that much from where I put them? Is it them adjusting or is it possible they are on their way out ( not so sure of the quality of the snails initially). They have traveled a couple of inches from where I dropped them in.
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Old 01-08-2015, 06:29 AM   #2
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Smell them. Seriously, a dead snail will smell like the devil's breath
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Old 01-08-2015, 06:38 AM   #3
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Did they get cold in transit? I would wait a couple of days. They are probably fine. It they moved a couple of inches they are not dead yet and if they die, it will take at least a day or two before they smell bad.
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Just a quick update the two snails I purchased are alive and well slowly but surely traveling all over the tank. Took almost 2 days for them to "wake up" I'm assuming they were adjusting and were weak considering the tank they were in was bare and none were moving I'm assuming lack of food. But thanks guys
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Old 01-09-2015, 05:01 AM   #5
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Just a quick update the two snails I purchased are alive and well slowly but surely traveling all over the tank. Took almost 2 days for them to "wake up" I'm assuming they were adjusting and were weak considering the tank they were in was bare and none were moving I'm assuming lack of food. But thanks guys
They were cold,
its them being shocked and now adjusting. That is normal.
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Old 01-09-2015, 05:09 AM   #6
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I have had a few assassin snails and they even bred and now I have more little baby ones. Ive had them for a while. It's normal for them to stay put in a spot for a while. They're pretty cool IMO
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