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Old 03-18-2019, 05:08 PM   #1
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Dwarf puffer has snail stuck to nose!

I fed my puffer last night and he seemed fine. Today when I was doing a water change I noticed what I at first thought was a growth on his nose-on further analysis, I'm pretty sure it's a snail stuck right on his nose! I tried netting him and removing it with tweezers, but I don't trust myself to do that without accidentally poking his eye. Anybody got any ideas of what to do?
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Construct a statue of the bravest snail ever and put in your tank as a memorial...
He wont last long... puffers are smart little guys.
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Well, the snail did disappear a few weeks ago and the puffer was fine, until Tuesday, I found him dead I wonder if there was some underlying condition related to the snail being stuck there.
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Hi. Did u take a picture of this by chance? I'm wondering if it's a tiny snail thats attached to the fin of my tetra. No one at my pet store has been able to identify what it is.
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Could be some parasite in your case?
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