Question Calcium for snails

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i’m considering getting a snail in the future but they need calcium, how do I get calcium for the snails without killing the fish in the tank?
 

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A piece of cuttlebone in your filter will provide it. A piece of blanched spinach or kale or some eggshells from a hard boiled egg. Cuttlebone will probably b the easiest you can get a piece and just break a small chunk off and drop it in your filter or even your tank n let it sink n dissolve
 
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so I just place the cuttlebone in the filter or do I place near the cartilage?
 

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inoiid said:
so I just place the cuttlebone in the filter or do I place near the cartilage?
Anywhere in the filter is fine or like I also said a chunk dropped into the tank will eventually sink and dissolve through time... also you can do a search on using plain flavored Tums. I’ve never used it but I believe some do as another calcium source
 
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all right thank you so much :)
 

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I put it inside the tank on the bottom, the Snails will even go on it at times.
 

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You can put he cuttlebone in the tank so the snails can eat it.
You can make snello to feed them. recepies are avaialable on line.
 

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