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Old 03-13-2005, 06:12 PM   #1
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Are my snails dead?

I came home to this...does this mean they are dead? Or is something happening i should know about....

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Old 03-13-2005, 06:27 PM   #2
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those look like turbos. They usually cannot turn themselves over. You have to help keep them upright. Also they are a cooler water species and tend to die in just a few months in a normal temp(78 to 80) tank. Turn them over then watch to see if they move eventually.
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Old 03-13-2005, 06:31 PM   #3
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they are trochus snails...i did just turn them over...so i'll just wait
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take a sniff at the snails, you will know if they are dead. wheeeew
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take a sniff at the snails, you will know if they are dead. wheeeew
Gross!!!

They look dead to me. They also look like turbo snails to me, maybe the lfs told you the wrong thing?
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Old 03-15-2005, 05:16 PM   #6
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do shrimp eat snails? Cuase it looks like they are...haha
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do shrimp eat snails? Cuase it looks like they are...haha
Ummm, escargo!!! (Yes, they will)
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Old 03-15-2005, 05:32 PM   #8
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well....shrimp will be shrimp. HAHA!
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