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Old 08-16-2015, 02:49 PM   #1
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Will two of these packs be enough to clean up my 220g tank?

1Lettuce Nudibranch ~1"
5Nerite Snails ~.5"-1.5"
30Nassarius Snails ~.5-1"
20Cerith Snails ~.5-1"
1LG Cerith Snails ~1-1.5"
5Turbo Snails ~.75-1.25"
25Blue Leg Hermit Crabs ~.5-1"
5Mexican Red Leg Hermit Crabs ~.75-1.25"
2Emerald Crabs ~1-2"

Reefs2go had a sale for 25% off all free shipping packs so I bought these. Will they get the job done? Just double everything to get the amount of each


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Old 08-16-2015, 02:54 PM   #2
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Most likely, but if there is an issue with algae the parameter issue will still need to be addressed or it will continue to go on.
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Old 08-16-2015, 02:55 PM   #3
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No problems. Just my lunar wrasse ate most of them and I need to replenish those who were lost


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Old 08-16-2015, 03:58 PM   #4
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Unfortunately I had to trade him in. I started with one of these packs in my 55g and when I upgraded to my 220 the CUC was transferred over.


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I'd skip the red Mexican hermits as the blue legs will kill them off fast ,
nerites do great on the back glass I have 50+ in my 90g , the + is because a few of the nerites had baby's a few months back nowI have tons of 1/8inch baby's this is actually the first time I had baby snails survive kind of neat
never had luck with turbo's as they always died off fast
I have 10 emerald crabs only see them when lights are out 2 would probably get lost in a 220g
Nassarius and Cerith snails I can't keep my lobster eats them as fast as I add them but I do wish I could
yah I think you have a good CUC
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I added 10 blue leg hermits to my cuc of at the time about 30 or so snails (can't remember) and the hermits demolished them all. Usually they didn't even take over the new shells which really surprised me. Now I have 4 blue leg hermits because they turned on each other and 4 almost golf ball size turbo snails. I took advantage of the sale too but I made sure to avoid any hermits this time.
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As it turns out in my excitement I didn't even click on the pack I thought. I ended up getting two 100+ snail packs. Three of the snails look to have some green star polyps on the shells


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30 nassarius snails will starve to death. They are carnivores that eat meaty foods.
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They are in a tank with an extremely passive clown trigger, yellow belly puffer, tiny snowflake moray, and zebra moray. There is plenty of meaty foods that are left around after feeding that are gone by morning


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Then I hope you have an epic filtration system. Nutrients are not exported by being consumed. All that extra food is going to build up eventually.
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