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Old 12-07-2012, 06:51 PM   #1
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My astraea turbo snails??

Can anyone help my turbo snails keep dying everything in the tank is doing fine why do these snails die after 1 day??
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:34 PM   #2
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Can anyone help my turbo snails keep dying everything in the tank is doing fine why do these snails die after 1 day??
Lil more information would help lol what size tank? How long has it been running? Tank mates? Etc.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:07 AM   #3
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Small tank 50 litres and there is only a damsel fish and a shrimp in there
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:29 AM   #4
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I had this problem too! Ended up stopping so very intrigued
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The tank is not cycling is it? Also how about some water test results.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:56 AM   #6
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No it's not cycling parameters are all good I've had this problem with Astraea snails since day 1
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:03 AM   #7
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Are you acclimating them to your tank water prior to adding them?
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:48 AM   #8
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How old is this tank? And its a 13g tank? Sounds like there isn't enough food for him possibly??
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:00 AM   #9
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He wouldn't starve in one day.

I know I lost a turbo snail because he fell over and they are not able to flip themselves back and the hermit crabs ate him.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:02 AM   #10
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Food is definitely not the issue one day is not enough for him to starve
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