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Old 02-09-2015, 12:35 PM   #1
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Shell-dweller biotope?

I'm headed off to college in a few months and I'd like to start a 10g Tanganyika shell-dweller setup while I'm there. What kinds of water parameters/substrate/furniture would make for an accurate Tanganyika biotope?
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Old 02-09-2015, 12:39 PM   #2
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Your best answer to these questions is to hit google and read everything you can. I'm not trying to be mean, just that information on shellie tanks is EVERYWHERE. It's a better idea to go research, and then present your refined questions back on here.


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Here's a biotope pic straight from the lake.

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Hey I have a thread being made about a Shellie biotube right now, you can subscribe to my thread as it will probably answer a lot of your questions


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So shells, sand, and more shells? That shouldn't be too hard.
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Unless you use the exact species of snail shells it actually will not be considered a biotope, just an FYI.


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Unless you use the exact species of snail shells it actually will not be considered a biotope, just an FYI.


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Excellent point. Gonna have to find out where I can get some Tanganyikan snail shells.
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I don't remember the species name but I have seen them for sale. Kylefreakgecko would know, he's pretty into the Lake Tang cichlids.


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