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Old 10-04-2012, 10:07 AM   #1
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Newbie Apple Snail (breeder?) and crayfish lover!

Hi everyone!

"I" below should read "we" since my 9 yo daughter started this all in June when she won the class crayfish and needed a better-than-a-bucket house. I've caught the bug, too, because I have a degree in Biology without an outlet!

I have a 10 gal fresh water tank (just added a heater, 78, degrees, air stone) that currently holds 1 crayfish, 1 large, female, apple snail, a pleco and 2 zebra danios. The crayfish has eaten: 1 large pleco, 2 goldfish, 4 danios. The crayfish we have now is a replacement for the first one; it escaped and we never found it! You'd think it would have stunk after a few days. The snail has laid about 15 clutches since 6/12k, I currently have 1 in the breeder tank and 5 more inside the lid of the main tank, and I want to try to hatch them (gave some to the pet store and they haven't been able to hatch them). I also have an 8 gallon tank, rudimentary (no heater but the light seems to keep it at about 72 deg) or air stone), that will be dedicated to the snails. I have a clutch in that one, sitting on some sphagnum moss, a bit wet on the bottom. Both tanks are pretty humid.

Hoping to get some good advice, and hear about failures, on hatching these guys!
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Welcome to the AA community

You may wanna look into stock for your 10 gallon.
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