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Old 02-23-2006, 11:16 PM   #1
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malaysian trumpet snail question

If I put these guys in an aquarium without a filter setup yet would they die? can these guys survive during the cycle period? in other words can I use them to cycle the tank?
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Maybe with water changes. Like with fish, they will be affected by high ammonia/nitrite levels.
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I agree. The concentrations of the toxins are higher at the bottom of the tank.
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MTS don't really put off alot of ammonia to complete a cycle. I don't know if it would be a good thing to attempt to cycle with them.
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MTS are the third thing that would survive a nuclear war. They shouldn't be used for cycling a tank at all. As forementioned, the toxins will most likely kill them off and is not recommended at all. They will survive most other things except that.

The first 2 that would survive nuclear wars are cockroaches and Keith Richards (the battle between them is ongoing)
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I think the MTS might survive a cycle because i had some in a betta tank that was uncycled and they bred like CRAZY.. however they alone won't produce enough ammonia to complete a cycle.
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