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  1. Betta Fish Compatibility
    Ive had my Male Betta fish for about a month now and I want to try and get him some tank mates. I was thinking about getting a Mystery snail and maybe a small group of Pygmy corydora. The tank is a 10 gallon long and filled with silk plants and live plants and has a few areas to hide in. My...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I joined just for this so I hope I'm following the rules ok. I'll start with what happened and with what I've done so far. EDIT: Saw pinned, filled put the form now Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 3.5 Does it have a filter? Yes Does it have a heater? Yes What temperature is your...
  3. Finless Friends
    Trying to find information on snails is a tricky one sometimes, people have conflicting info and opinions. Certain questions get certain responses over and over that are seriously not the answer. I by no means am a know it all, my path in the aquatic realm is its own and it twists and turns...
  4. Planted Betta Tanks
    Hey yall Tank update! I added some anubius and java fern, as well as another plant i cannot remember the name of. I added 2 mystery snails! I also purchased fluval light adjustments from etsy to raise my light for more coverage. Ill leave the link because they are awesome! Anyways, I am going to...
  5. Other Fish
    Okay so I think this guy is a mystery snail. He spent an entire day inside his shell and when i woke up he was floating. I took him out and put him in a separate 1/2 gallon tank just in case, and im glad i did. Hes got this weird clearish fuzzy looking stuff on his body, and he cant seem to move...
  6. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Prior to today, I did quite a bit of research on beta fish and what types of conditions, tanks, equipment, etc. they feel most comfortable in because I'm getting older and I'm starting to truly understand that just because a fish can survive in a small tank that doesn't make it right, as well as...
  7. Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have a small male betta and a mystery snail in a planted 5 gallon tank. I had cycled the planted tank with a bacteria starter for 4 weeks before adding the betta and snail. The betta and snail have been good buddies for just over 3 months and I’ve never had an issue with ammonia, nitrate...
  8. Finless Friends
    I got these 2 mystery snails about a week ago and I’m noticing some change in their shells. Is this normal? I also can’t get them to intentionally eat anything I add to the tank (algae waters, cucumber) but they are eating the algae. They are in a 6.6 gallon tank with some shrimp and Endlers...
  9. Finless Friends
    I’m setting up my 6 gallon planted tank, and getting an apple snail. I will also be either getting a betta or cherry shrimp in the future. Will the snail do by themselves, or should I get a second snail?
  10. Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have my betta with a mystery snail in a 5 gal. They get along fine. But from reading after I did this, I got really nervous since mystery snails seem to need higher kH and gH than bettas. Or is there away around this problem, such as thru diet? Are there any possible fish tankmates that make...
  11. Other Fish
    I am having a hard time keeping my Mystery snails alive in my Glofish tank. The pet store told me they go well together but I am not so sure. I can't for the life of my figure this one out. Any ideas would be appreciated.
  12. Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hi there! I'm brand new to fishkeeping and for my first fish I got a betta, Fiji! He's kept in a 5 gal tank with two java ferns, a moss ball, and a golden mystery snail friend: Eden. I'm super excited to learn more about fishkeeping and fish in general and get better at the hobby so one day I...
  13. Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have two fish. The first one, the one I consider non-aggressive and "clean" Yukine, and the second, his polar opposite Niji. Back in December, I purchased two black mystery snails. One of them went into Yukine's tank the other went into Niji's. The main reason why I bought them was because...
  14. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I posted a couple of weeks ago about how my betta's tail was decreasing in size and fraying, and I though it was fin rot. But my ammonia readings remained at 0 and I was doing regular water changes, so I didn't understand why I'd have a problem in my 5 gallon filtered, heated tank. Some users...
  15. Betta Fish Marketplace
    Hello! I am looking for a purple/pink/magenta mystery snail. Does anyone have one available, or does anyone have breedings planned? I've searched all of the local fish stores to no avail, and the handful available on aquabid are being sold in multiples, which won't do since my tank is only five...
  16. Betta Fish Compatibility
    I currently have a 2.5 gallon heavily planted tank with one male betta and a six gallon with a male betta and a mystery snail. I have noticed that the snail is being flipped onto its shell consistently. I have been flipping it over and am thinking about moving it to the 2.5. I just wanted to...
  17. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I'm posting in this catagory because I want to figure out if there is anything wrong with my set-up. I recently bought a gold Mystery snail to help with algae control in my 5 gallon cycled tank. I had him only for a few days and acclimated him over the course of a few hours (trying to be...
  18. Other Fish
    So, a few minutes ago, I was feeding my minnows, and noticed that my snail has a broken shell! This was likely caused by a decoration in the tank, which he had wedged himself between it and the glass. He was wedged for about a day, before I realized he was not just being lazy. His behavior is...
  19. Betta Fish Compatibility
    So... I noticed last night a tiny little snail in my glass bowl where I am holding 2 stems of growing anacharis...and well...im not sure what to do with him! I am not going to put him in with one of the 3g tanks because of room and I don't want an explosion of snails. On the other hand ... I...
  20. Finless Friends
    Yes, hello! I'm bewwar, and, I was wondering if any of you had ever had a female snail try to mate with all other snails in the tank? She's a female, I believe... even though her name is Lucius. But it was only her and her friend, Heimdall. I think that she is a golden mystery snail, or Inca...
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