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Old 08-11-2020, 12:19 AM   #1
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Snail Help!!

Right now, I am heartbroken. I think my snail is dead, but I donít know for sure. The lady at the pet store (mind you, she knew I had a snail) recommended that I take a dish, fill it with aquarium salt, and leave it open in the tank to kill any bacteria on my beta. My beta has a weird black bump on his head, and she thought that might help. Well, my super adorable, active snail got curious and climbed on in there. I came home after work to him in the salt, and his body super far in his shell... Iíve never seen him that far into his shell. I am so sad! I donít know what to do and I donít know if heís dead!! He doesnít stink, but I read it could take a few days. Any advice? Iíve exhausted google...
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When snails die they will come out of hush shell most likely keep it moist and give it a few days too come out
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So the thing is the salt will burn them the best thing you can do for him is put him back in the tank or in a extra tank by himself he is gonna stay in there to try and heal up, next time you add salt make sure you dissolve it first and not put to much just get a small cup fill it with your tank water and put the salt in once it dissolves add it to your tank. How is your betta looking? when you say a bump, how big is it?
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