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Old 09-12-2004, 03:03 PM   #1
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do snails eat corals? i want to get some to eat away at the algae growing in my tank, but i plan to get corals in the future. just wondering if they're good or bad for them. TIA!
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nope, the snails won't go near the corals. also, watch those snails. they're not the smartest creatures. if they fall off the glass or rocks and land upside down, they'll just die right there unless you can flip them over before it's too late.
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Astrea and Trochus are good species for grazing.
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Theres a few snails that can fix themselves...

I have seen one my my bumble bee fix themselves and I know nassaruis will fix themselves...
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Yeah nassarius are really cool for that.. but unfortunately they don't eat algae.
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sounds good! i think i'll go get some.
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