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Why do MTS snails float at the surface. The last 2 nites I had probibly 100 baby/small snails floating at the surface.

I shouldn't complain they realy help keep my Planted Discus tank clean.
 

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Are they actually floating? Or are they just hanging on the glass at the surface? They're known to head for higher levels if there's a sudden spike in the tank. Any water company guys been in your area? I know that any time I see my utility guys in the neighborhood, it's time for me to check my water.
 

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My snails float around sometimes. I always figured they were using the current to move around faster. Maybe they are feeding off of surface scum also /shrug.
 

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My neighbor had apple snails and they would float seldom but after they would float we would see snail eggs a few days afterwards.
Im not sure if that could be a same issue?
 

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My neighbor had apple snails and they would float seldom but after they would float we would see snail eggs a few days afterwards.
Im not sure if that could be a same issue?
It is not a problem in my opinion. These invasive apple snails can be seen floating on the surface all the time in canals with their 'siphon' sticking out of the water.
 
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