Feeding Mystery snails

Feeding Mystery Snails

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Feeding Mystery snails - A guide to Mystery snail feeding

Mystery snails should be fed a varied diet of algae or veggie wafers, fish pellets or flakes, and freshly blanched vegetables. The chief component, or "staple", of a Mystery snail's diet should be dried and blanched foods. They need lots of calcium in their diet to properly build their large shells. This can be obtained by feeding lots of blanched vegetables or supplementing with calcium tablets. Good blanched vegetables for Mystery snails include carrots, cabbage, cucumbers, zucchini, and...

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Aquarium Details  
Quarantine?
Yes
List any water conditioners and test kits used:
Stress coat, API Freshwater master test kit, API gH and kH, TDS meter
Experience
5 to 10 years
Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
Yes
Aquarium Size
60 gallon
Aquarium Type
Freshwater Fish Only
Aquarium Start Date
January 2018
Ammonia
0
Nitrite
0
Nitrate
20ppm
Temperature
64-78
pH
7.4
Lighting
Kit
Aquarium Filter Type
Cascade 300 + diy with water pump
Aquarium #2 Size
10 gallon
Tank #2 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #2 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
Lots of blue dreams, rilis, back rose, 1-3 bloody Mary, and one funky dude that is entirely see through
6 platies, 3 orange hi-fin, 2 Mickey mouse, 1 bumblebee mix.
Java moss, java fern, sußwassertang, ricca
Tank #2 Start Date
October, 2017
Tank #2 Ammonia
0
Tank #2 Nitrite
0
Tank #2 Nitrate
0
Tank #2 Temperature
76
Tank #2 pH
7.0
Tank #2 Lighting
2w led
Tank #2 Filter Type
homemade sponge filter
Aquarium #3 Size
1.8 gallon
Tank #3 Type
Freshwater Planted Tank
Tank #3 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
Ramshorns, pond snails
Anubias, dwarf hairgrass, anacharis
Tank #3 Start Date
December 2017
Tank #3 Ammonia
0
Tank #3 Nitrite
0
Tank #3 Nitrate
15
Tank #3 Temperature
78
Tank #3 pH
7.6
Tank #3 Lighting
None
Tank #3 Filter Type
DIY sponge filter
Can I add a little info?
It always seems that everyone underestimates the amount of protein mystery snails need. They need a lot of protein.
Also, something that's rather unique, they stop eating once they're full.
Nice write up!
 
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