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How on earth do I get my mystery snails to eat cucumber, zucchini, etc? I put it in there overnight and in the morning it's not touched. I suction it to the glass with a veggie clip. I've tried near the bottom, middle and top and nothing. I'm afraid they might be starving or something. I do put shrimp pelllets and algae tablets in at night too. I just don't know what to do.
 
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Have you tried making snail jello? You may also try leaving it in an entire day.
No I haven't made snail jello yet, it might be my last resort. They're more active at night, so I left it in all night, about 10 hours. And not even a nibble.
 

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It is possible they are getting enough to eat without the veggies and stuff you are adding, especially if you overfeed the tank.

I'd take a slice of cucumber and leave it in the bottom of the tank for 48 hours. Just make sure to take it out after 2 days so that it doesn't go bad
 
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I'm going to try and blanche the cucumber and leave it in longer. I do feed the tank shrimp pellets and algae tablets because I also have cory cats and one stick catfish in with them. Also 4 female bettas, so I do feed them flakes. I try hard not to over feed them. I am a recovering habitual overfeeder. Lol. I'm trying to break the habit.
 
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Try hikari sinking bottom feeder wafers in the orange package. It contains everything they need nutritionally and they love it! Then once a or twice week do a veggie or an algae wafer. The orange package wafers are small and I find one adult snail eats about one a day
Never heard of those. Where'd you find them? I still haven't gotten them to eat fresh veggies.
 
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