Malaysian Trumpet Snails

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Malaysian Trumpet Snails

Post by zebrastorey » Wed Feb 08, 2006 9:18 pm

Hi are Malaysian Trumpet Snails safe with fish eggs i just want to be sure as i was going to get some to turn my sand over in my tank.
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Post by hamish99 » Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:11 pm

i'll send you as many as you want for the cost of postage
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Post by Raul-7 » Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:32 am

I just added a ton of them from a fellow hobbyist; they are doing a great job of cleaning up debris, algae and sifting through sand. My only problem is that they stick out like a sore thumb in the black sand and I fear they might be outcompeting the Zebra for food. Does anyone have this problem?

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Post by zebrastorey » Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:25 am

:D that would be great what is the price of postage?

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Post by hamish99 » Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:05 am

it would be £2 postage, send me you address

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Post by smithrc » Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:42 pm

Storey... If your over my way - your more than welcom to collect some ;)
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Post by zebrastorey » Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:02 pm

cheers smithrc :D

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Re: Malaysian Trumpet Snails

Post by McEve » Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:56 pm

zebrastorey wrote:Hi are Malaysian Trumpet Snails safe with fish eggs
I've got them in all my tanks. They eat dead eggs that are kicked out, but never had any trouble with them trying to get to the live ones.

I do however try to keep the number reasonable, as they will eat the Zebras food, and get in the way of them, if there are too many of them.

Rule of thumb: if you can see them during the day you've got too many ;) Exeption is: if you've got high levels of Nitrate or Nitrite, they will crawl up the glass no matter what time it is.

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Post by zebrastorey » Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:36 pm

Thanks for the advice McEve :wink:

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Post by zebrastorey » Thu Feb 16, 2006 10:01 pm

Thanks hamish :D :D

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Post by Zeebz » Tue Mar 28, 2006 4:13 am

I too,would like to share some MTS. Cost of postage only. They are very prolific in just a couple of my tanks and I'd love to send some to any takers. :P
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Post by thebuddy » Tue Mar 28, 2006 4:22 pm

so they are a good way to tell that your tank needs a water change if there on the glass in the day?
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Post by smithrc » Tue Mar 28, 2006 11:57 pm

if the mature ones are - yes - I find smaller ones are out and about most the time...
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Post by hamish99 » Wed Mar 29, 2006 12:55 am

they can be pain if you let them get outa control, i just had to clear out my main tank and put boiling water in to get rid of them, sound cruel but it was like a carpet in there

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Post by khblock » Wed Mar 29, 2006 6:30 am

Zeebz wrote:I too,would like to share some MTS. Cost of postage only. They are very prolific in just a couple of my tanks and I'd love to send some to any takers. :P
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I'll take you up on the offer. Pm me your address or paypal address. I loved to have some. Thanks for the offer.
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