Mystery Snail Mystery Illness Help

Discussion in 'Snails' started by Hannah M, Aug 25, 2019.

  1. Hannah M

    Hannah MValued MemberMember

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    My mystery snail who arrived as a hitch hiker amongst pest snails isn't well. He seems stuck in his shell behind the 'door' with only one and a bit of his feelers able to get out. I've moved him into a tank with better water quality in case it's that. I don't want to lose him but I'm totally clueless :(IMG_20190825_195154.
     
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    Has it stayed sticking out like that for a long time? Does it smell like death?
     
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    He's definitely still alive currently as his feelers are out and waving around still.
     
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    I wonder if it's just stress you can't force him out so alternative is to put him into his new home and give him 24hr
     
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    So my mystery snail improved for a day or so and now I think it's dead. I thought it was just parasnailing (lol) but I just noticed it's trapdoor has come off. Definitely dead? I'd rather not wait for the famous stench
     
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    Sorry it didn't work out At least you tried
     
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