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« on: February 01, 2008, 07:10:25 PM »

so i have rams horn snails in my 36G. at first i was trying to smash them but i have come to the conclusion that i will just let them be. i just wanted to make sure that eventually they will control their population based on the amount of nutrients i provide them and that they are not going to harm anything.


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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2008, 07:18:15 PM »

You can't grow and reproduce if you don't eat. If you get an explosion, that just lets you know that you need to feed less, remove plant matter, and/or up your water changes. Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008, 11:41:40 PM »

If you smush them,your just feeding the others.Ive noticed briggs(pomacea bridgsii) can outcompete them for food and in some cases actually eliminated the rams and pond snails in my tanks.

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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2008, 01:39:14 AM »

Ramshorn Snails - Understanding Reproduction 
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