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Old 10-14-2005, 05:27 PM   #1
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Turbo Snail Feeding Habits Please Help Newbie Here

I have a Turbo Snail that can be found sucking on the glass of my Saltwater Aquarium. He is usually pretty active when I first introduced him to the tank about 2 weeks ago but now he has a steady habit of staying in on spot for long period of time simetimes day without me noticing him coming our of his shell to suck on the glass. Should I be worried? Is their anything I can do to make sure he does not starve or isn't sick? Please help!

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Old 10-14-2005, 08:15 PM   #2
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He's probably OK, they do that sometime. If he is sick, you will find him on the sand on his back.

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Your turbos are fine, I have about 15 in my 37 gal, they seem to graze on rocks during the day and the glass during the night.
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Old 10-16-2005, 03:58 PM   #4
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Turbos feed on algae and unfortunately do not do very well in our tanks. Good luck!

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