Snail gone from its shell Help

Discussion in 'Snails' started by H&M, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. H

    H&M New Member Member

    Apple Snail was fine last night, came home from work and its out of its shell and GONE... could one of my fish have done this...was not a small snail it was lil bigger then a golf ball. I heard they may die quickly but what in the world happened to the carcus? Have had if for about 4 months any Ideas??

    look forward to hearing suggestions...

    2 corys
    1 pleco
    1 otto
    3 scissor tail rasbaros
    3 golden barbs
    2 blue guaramis
    2 delmation mollies
    3 tetras
    1 rainbow shark
    now 1 apple snail
     
  2. rae64

    rae64 Well Known Member Member

    I think i had one of my snails die, and the other snail eat is (cannibal!!) I have found my snail with carcasses in it's mouth before, and do not doubt that it may be the culprit... hope this helps!
     
  3. redlessi

    redlessi Well Known Member Member

    Welcome to Fishlore!!!!

    I recently had the same thing happen to one of my mystery snails. All I found was an empty shell. I guess the tank mates ate the body.
     




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