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Old 04-28-2012, 03:09 PM   #1
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Exclamation snail/coral question

I noticed today that my elephant snail was on my birdsnest coral, then I looked at it later today and half of it is now gone/slimed up to where the jet is just blowing the polyps and stuff away... I thought that elephant snails were reef safe, anyone have advice on this?
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Old 04-28-2012, 06:35 PM   #2
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from what I found there reef safe but with caution

Specific Gravity Range1.022-1.026

pH Range8.0-8.4
Temperature Range75-82

Common Name
Black Elephant Snail

Scientific Name
Scutus antipodes

Origin
Australia, New Zealand

Reef Safe
Yes, with caution will eat coral

Diet
Herbivore

Max Size (in inches)

5

Community Safe
Yes

Difficulty
Easy

Invert Safe
Yes

Min Tank Size (in gallons)
55
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I'd get rid of the snail, IMO, once a critter has a taste for something it doesn't stop. I'd also make up a lugols solution or get coralrx and dip the coral into that ASAP.
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I'd get rid of the snail, IMO, once a critter has a taste for something it doesn't stop. I'd also make up a lugols solution or get coralrx and dip the coral into that ASAP.
I would but in an hour it was gone...
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