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Old 08-31-2010, 05:57 PM   #1 
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Snails?

The tank that I have is like a 2.75/3 gallon critter keeper. If I wanted to get a snail to keep the cage nice and healthy, where could I get one, what kind, and I am only getting one so what do I need for it? Sorry I know nothing about snails
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:21 AM   #2 
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The tank that I have is like a 2.75/3 gallon critter keeper. If I wanted to get a snail to keep the cage nice and healthy, where could I get one, what kind, and I am only getting one so what do I need for it? Sorry I know nothing about snails
Snails theres The Mystery Snails, And Apple Snails (unsure if these are the same breed Type.)

Both you can get from any Decent aquatic center, some will order them in for you, others might not
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Old 09-01-2010, 10:45 AM   #3 
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A container that size is too small for an apple snail, some can get quite big and they produce a lot of waste. I would recommend a ramshorn or small nerite snail.
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How big do the ramshorn snails get? And will my betta be ok with it? Also what do I have to feed it

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Old 09-01-2010, 02:06 PM   #5 
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I had a snail in my 10 gallon tank and the male betta nipped at it so I put the snail in my 20 gallon tank and the female bettas didn't nip at it. I love snails by the way :p
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:08 PM   #6 
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I put a zebra snail in mine. It's a cleaning machine
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Old 09-02-2010, 01:27 PM   #7 
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Do snails have a tendency to crawl out of the tank? Cause I'm pretty sure the lid I made is fish proof but it's probably not snail proof. Or do they just stay in the water?
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:31 PM   #8 
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Well they would be water snails and not land snails that would be living in there so they'd want to stay in the water. I never had mine crawl out of the tank but maybe someone had them escape before idk.
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I put a zebra snail in mine. It's a cleaning machine
did your betta react to the snail. Was your betta male or female?
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did your betta react to the snail. Was your betta male or female?
I have a male. He checked the snail out when I first put him in but now pays no attention.
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