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Old September 19th, 2012, 09:21 PM   #1
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Smile Assaassian snails

Where do they come from and r they beneficial
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Old September 20th, 2012, 10:08 PM   #2
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I know the large chain stores sell them and they are native to southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. I like snails in my tanks so I've never had a need for them. You can also use loaches/ botias, but that might not work with all fish and tank sizes.
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Old September 25th, 2012, 02:05 PM   #3
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How would be the best way to eliminate these snails
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Old September 25th, 2012, 11:04 PM   #4
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You want to eliminate assassin snails? They don't reproduce that fast, just pick them out. Why would you want to get rid of snails anyway?
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My brother lives in Florida and is over run with the trumpets and now the assassins so what he does is put a net in the tank and at the end of the day it fills up with snail s then he either uses them for fish food or dumps them ;just too many👍🌴😎
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Exclamation Assassin Snails

Au contraire, mon'amie
I started out with 5 that I had to get from the west coast because nobody seemed to sell them here at the time
When I was bringing them to the auction my population was up to 50 that I could count in my 14 Gal tank
They were like rabbits
There aren't so many these days because my water is soft enough their shells deteriorate but once I put fresh aragonite into the filter I expect more of them will survive
One would think that assassin snails would kill other assassin snails but that doesn't seem to happen
I believe they are classed as an invasive specie

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