Snail Help

Discussion in 'Freshwater Invertebrates' started by Shoe0402, Jul 30, 2017.

  1. Shoe0402Valued MemberMember

    Hi guys we recently bought 2 snails for our new 55 gallon tank and was just curious what type of care they require? We had some in our other tank and didn't have any luck with them so we wanted to try and get them to survive. The one was flipped up this morning so I flipped it back over the other seems to be out and moving. Just wondering if anybody had any success keeping these alive?
     
  2. KeystoneWell Known MemberMember

    What type of snail did you get?
     
  3. penguin02Well Known MemberMember

    Feed algae wafers right before you turn the lights off so they can eat in peace. That's about it. I've always had good luck with snails.
     
  4. Kenny777Well Known MemberMember

    Algae wafers or veggies like cucumbers and zucchini will work
     
  5. JLeeMWell Known MemberMember

    What kind did you get?
     
  6. Shoe0402Valued MemberMember

    I believe they r just nitrate snails I will try the cucumbers can my other fish eat that too?
     
  7. Reef13G YTValued MemberMember

    same with my Salt Water Turbo Snail they just flip over and die. No clue whats going on
     
  8. EchoZNew MemberMember

    If your water parameters are good snails are pretty easy just feed them a tiny bit to not muck up your water. They will also eat your fishes extra food if it floats to the bottom. in 55 gallon there should be plenty of extra food that you won't have to feed the snails very often.
     
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