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Old 05-15-2013, 08:01 AM   #1
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Conch help

I got a conch yesterday to help stir my sand. After acclimating it I placed it I my tank and it moved from one side of the tank to the other and then buried itself almost completely under the sand. This was at about 2pm yesterday, when I checked on it before work this morning it was still in the same spot. Is this normal? And if so about how long should it take for it I get more used to my tank?

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Old 05-15-2013, 10:53 AM   #2
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Mine both burried themselves one time for about 2 weeks. I thought they were both dead. Then they were suddenly active again. Watch for a clean patch around where they bury themselves as they will feed just by sticking their tube mouths out and eating diatoms.

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They're so cool. I almost bought one today and will probably go back to get one.

They have tons of personality. I had one before and it's so wierd looking at a snail that seems to be looking back at you with the same curiosity.

I bet he's ok. Is it possible for you to see looking up from underneath the tank?
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:44 PM   #4
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Both of mine bury themselves sometimes for weeks at a time. They are always watching tho! Nothing to worry about I think...
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