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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-21-2018, 12:33 AM Thread Starter
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Snail Identification

I'm trying to identify this snail:



I used to have it many years ago and now that I'm getting back into the hobby I really would like to get some again, but first I need to figure out what they were so I can find someone with them.

They behaved very similar to normal Malaysian Trumpet Snails but seemed to stay smaller and weren't as fast at breeding, at least for me.

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I'm not exactly what those are, as the picture is very hard to see. A good alternative to MTS is a spiky MTS or Melanoides granifera. But mine breed just a TAD less quickly then a MTS. I actually am growing very fond of my Marsh Pond Snails (Lymnaea palustris). They are very slow to breed, and very cute! They do not aerate the soil however.

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