Location: Lupin Information Super Highway/Goldfish Information Super Highway
Mystery snails (Pomacea diffusa) do NOT eat healthy plants. However, the gold varieties are often confused with other species of their family (Ampullaridae). The ones that eat plants voraciously would be the canaliculata complex. Pomacea canaliculata, Pomacea haustrum and Pomacea insularum are all of cana complex and all three eat plants. They are illegal to obtain anywhere except within your state so I doubt you'll find these snails anyway. The diffusas however are legal to buy anywhere from egg clutches to adults as they are proven to be very sensitive and will refuse healthy plants. You need to be sure to supplement them with foods you give your fish as they rely on supplemental foods for their survival. Ideal temp for them is 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit.
What are the pH and hardness levels? I hope your water is hard and alkaline for the snails' sake. Soft acidic water will simply cause their shells to erode quickly leaving them quite vulnerable to physical damages.
The cories and neons are absolutely fine.
Sent from my desktop or phone or whatever else I am holding on to
I'm ready for the pressure.
The drama and the pleasure!
If there is one thing I want to see here, it's HUMOR.
I believe I can fly!
I believe I can touch the sky!
I think about it every night and day!
I stand in awe of my body.
I have no idea what my water is at this point because I don't have a test kit and the nearest lfs is too far away. The snails have part of a cuttlebone in the tank and are being fed algae wafers. My gold snail seems to think it's a fainting snail since it closes up at every sign of the flashlight. The first time Dobby tried to check out a snail it jumped at him so now he turns tail every time one gets close. I've got two female shrimp with eggs in a half gallon quarantine tank because I don't know what exactly to do with them though? Posted via Mobile Device
The betta would just eat the babies. The problem with raising them is that they hatch as larvea, not miniature adults. They are very small. I don't know what food they eat, maybe microworms? Research "how to raise ghost shrimp" on google.
I only have 1 betta left, but he's a cool blue marble!