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Old 07-01-2009, 03:07 AM   #1
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We have just brought a new salt water tank (two weeks old) that holds approximately 450 litres. We are on a very steep learning curve. We currently only have substrate, live rock, sand fleas and two snails. Who ever could of guessed we would be excited by our snails . We are on the search for them every morning. We hope to learn a lot and would love any information.

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Just like any other force, snails can be used for good and for evil. They have a reputation of rapidly devouring plants, multiplying like crazy and turning a former fish tank into an unsightly mass of creeping grey slime, but this is only the dark side of the snails. When properly managed, snails can actually do a lot of good in your aquarium. If you introduce factors that balance their numbers, they will settle in to their designated ecological niche in your aquarium and carry out the same beneficial work that they do in the wild. Snails can even be entertaining pets themselves and some of them, e.g. the Mystery Snail, look really beautiful.

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