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Old 09-20-2005, 09:23 PM   #1
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snails ???

hey i want to add some more snails basically for alage and to keep the sand bed clean of waste. i havent heard of these snails that i found on ebay. so let me know if these are actually reef safe and are they worth while ???

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I wouldnt go with those. Your standard turbo is better looking and does a better job. I would personally spend 10 extra dollars to know what im getting.
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From what I understand they are supposed to be pretty decent although not really sure on the algae claim. Might wanna PM revhtree, I believe he got some not too long ago from the same source.

AFAIK, be somewhat wary about their numbers as they can outcompete other aniamls for similar food resources. They reproduce quite rapidly in a well fed environemnt as they have no planktonic stage. Not necessary a bad thing if you have a market to sell them though.

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