My snails breeded and I have a ton of snails what should I do can I sell them

Discussion in 'Snails' started by fishkeeper21, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

  2. Katiec90

    Katiec90Valued MemberMember

    I'm interested in this as well, as I just realized I have some snail eggs lol
     
  3. Junne

    JunneFishlore LegendMember

    What kind of snails? Depending on the type, some lfs will take them ( mine only give store credit on mystery snails and assassin snails )
    or if you have feeder fish that eats snails ( Goldfish, etc ) you could feed it to them or give them to people who have fish that will eat eggs/snails.

    So really depends on the type of snails you have to prevent breeding and or removing eggs, etc.
     




  4. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    I don't know what type of snails but will Petco or smart take them for 0.10 cents each or even free
     
  5. Junne

    JunneFishlore LegendMember

    Can you post a picture? if they are pest snails such as Bladder/pond snails, they may not take them and highly unlikely you will get any $$$ for them. Again, a picture will help to identify.
     




  6. Katiec90

    Katiec90Valued MemberMember

    We would probably have better luck with a small local petstore rather than a chain.
     
  7. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    I've seen people advertise their excess snails on local classifieds.
     
  8. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    image
     
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  9. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    It's probably a bladder snail but can you get a shot from the top of the shell?
     
  10. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    image
     
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  11. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Looks like a bladder snail.
     
  12. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    Can I sell them
     
  13. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Probably not. Though if someone near you or your LFS has a ravenous pufferfish they may be willing to take them off your hands:)
     
  14. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    Thanks what would be the best choice you pick kill them , give them to the LFS also last question can I make a meal for my fish if so how?
     
  15. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Some carnivorous fish will est them if you smush the snails with your thumb but if your LFS wants them they'll want them alive.
     
  16. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    What about goldfish and do I have to take the shell out and freeze them
     
  17. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Goldfish will eat anything AFAIK but I'm not sure whether the shell could affect them. What size goldfish do you have?
     
  18. OP
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    fishkeeper21

    fishkeeper21Valued MemberMember

    2 in to 2 1/2
     






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