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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-26-2013, 12:19 AM Thread Starter
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A few questions about Apple / Mystery snails

Was wanting to pick some brains about these snails...

1) If u feed em algae wafers, do u feed em every day or once a week???

2) Same goes 4 veggies like cucumber, lettuce or blanched carrots. Every day, once a week???

3) Last, does anyone use cuttlebone for a calcium supplement for their shells? If so, where do u put it? I have read online just 2 throw it n the back behind the plants. Put it n the substrate or put it in your filter, which is what I did. I don't think it really matters, just want 2 hear what everyone else is doin w/ em.

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I give mine an algae wafer every day, but this is after my 2 snails and 4 otocinclus did a good number on the algae in my tank, and now need supplement food to stay healthy. My other fish also pick at it, so I break the wafer in half so everyone has a chance to get some. Works well for me! Not sure about the cuttlebone but I would be interested if that works...

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from what I've read it does. Just got my order from DFS 2day & those where on the list when I ordered so we will see. Only been n the water column for a couple hrs.
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