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Old 12-07-2009, 08:51 PM   #1
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olive nerites

neat little snail. these dont breed in freshwater but are amazing for algae control. got some years ago but have set up so many more tanks since then. i dont think ill run out again.

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Old 12-07-2009, 10:11 PM   #2
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How long do they live?
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:12 AM   #3
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the ones i already have i got about 2 years ago. i think the life range is 2-3 years maybe a little longer.
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Ok. Hey, are apple snails any good to have? I think I want one.
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:17 AM   #5
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there are many kinds of apple snails. some eat plants others dont. the best ones to get are the brigs AKA mystery snails. they are plant safe but lay eggs above the water line.
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:27 AM   #6
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Ok sweet, they have those at my LFS. Should I qt them? Or they okay to stick in there?
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:29 AM   #7
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i QT everything risk vs reward its just not worth it. off hand i dont know of anything off hand a snail can have that the fish could get.
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:31 AM   #8
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Well I know goldfish can get some funky stuff from bird eating snail, blah blah blah. But, I do have a smaller tank I cuold use for a while if I had to. Thanks again!
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there is a snail that eats birds? or a bird that eats snails? lol
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:41 AM   #10
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Bird eats snails lol. If there was a snail that ate birds, I would have a hundred of them lol.
But there is a disease the goldies can get (or probably any outside fish I guess) from snails being put in their tank, which has some long process going from bird, to snail to fish. I forget, lol.
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