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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Can anyone tell me what type of snails these are? They were discovered living in my tank and we don't own any snails. I expect they came in on a plant that I added about a month ago. Thanks in advance!
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Looking for some help ID'ing this snail. Good guy or pest?? Thanks all!
  3. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi! I have a land snail that I found in the field with a broken shell, and it is healing very well but the problem is that it has parasites! Are those white mites (riccardoella limacum) They are breeding a lot now and they are weakening the snail. Anyone know how I can remove them without...
  4. For Sale/Trade
    Available 4 juvenile (about 1/4 in) Sulawesi Yellow Rabbit Snails for $30. Breed in Oregon. Shipping is $15 for priority USPS or $40 for priority express USPS, include heat pack.
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I have a 25ltr tank (5.5gal) that will house a betta. I let the tank cycle for 1 month and after everything was set, I got 3 Black choco Shrimp & 4 Red Cherry Shrimp. They've been in the tank for exactly one week and are doing great (cleaning my plants from algae, swimming around, molting...
  6. Tank Journals
    Hi folks, I inherited a Nerite snail from a family member about 6 months ago, so set up my quarantine 10 gallon for him using substrate from my 55 gallon and some leftover rocks. It's looked like [email protected]#$ since then (see below), but the parameters are stable, nerite snail happy, and ramshorn also...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Wondering if anyone has any experience keeping snails in a tank using Fluval Stratum Shrimp substrate? The snails shells weren't exactly perfect when they arrived but several of them have clearly gotten worse since entering the tank. This is my first time purposely keeping snails and even...
  8. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I am new to this forum, hello... have done much lurking, reading many informative posts, but this is first time I've needed to ask a question. I just received some snails for my freshwater tank, I had ordered two chopstick snails, but what I received doesn't look like any pictures I've seen of...
    I need 3-6 assassin snails to be shipped to Phoenix AZ. Anyone have some for sale? Nathan
  10. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hey guys! I've had blue leopard ramshorns in my 3 gal. betta tank for about half a year now, love the little dudes, but I recently changed the substrate from dirted Seachem-brand onyx sand to Fluval Stratum (mostly for the color and ease of planting) and their pretty shells have turned a chalky...
  11. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I was about to clean my 15 gallon tank and do a water change when I noticed these little guys crawling on the glass. It was good timing as I was debating putting some snails in anyway to help with the cleanup crew. Any ideas what these little guys are? Thanks!
  12. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    QUESTION: After putting Fenbendazole in my tank, how long till I can put back my 2 Nerite Snails? Is there a required number of water changes? BACKSTORY: I have green Hydra so I'm using Fenbendazole. I plan on transferring my Nerite Snails before dosing Fenbendazole. I have read that...
  13. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Got my hands on a new snail species. I have no name at all for them. I don't know there country of origin, but I can say they were found Wild in Central Texas (doesn't mean they are native to there) They look sort of like apple snails but the shell is not right for them, and they definitely are...
  14. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I bought 2 Lava Snails for my tank recently and I love them! They seem perfectly healthy: Moving around, licking the glass, eating algae and leftovers. But even in the store all the snails had this white discoloration on the tip of their shells. Is this something dangerous? Is there something...
  15. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    i bought it at my LFS thinking it was an malaysian trumpet snail but im doubting that now after looking up pictures. it is about 5cm long and seems to be attacking my nerite snail (is seperated the two now). I can't seem to find this snail on the web and Im doubting if i should be keeping the...
  16. Illinois
    Does anybody know of a member or LFS in the chicagoland area that carries/breeds rabbit snails? Thanks in advance.
  17. Fertilizers and Water Parameters
    Hi, theplantguy's Micro fertilizer has 0.1% of Copper - chelated. Is it dangerous for snails and shrimps? Thanks
  18. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Over the last couple weeks I've started seeing a few tiny snails in my tank. I'm not quite sure where they came from since I haven't added anything except a retail-sealed thermometer to the tank since July. I think they are pond/bladder snails but I'm not sure. I've attached a pic of the first...
  19. WTB/RAOK
    If anyone has blue (and I mean very blue, bluer than what you see on ebay) blue ramshorn snails, I'd very much like to buy some. Thank you in advance!
  20. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    So I finally gave in and bought a few horned nerites. I do weekly 5% water changes. Water is now 0 Ammonia ~0 Nitrate pH of ~7.2-7.4 gH of 9 My nerites are curled up inside their shells and won't move. Is my gH too low or something? They're in with neocaridina and I was hoping to add some...