Starting A Cycle?

Discussion in 'Snails' started by itsayes, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. itsayesValued MemberMember

    I have a new 5.5 planted tank. Snail hitchhiked in on one of the plants. Now there are ten. Not too worried about them, they don't bother me.

    It did get me thinking though...can they produce enough ammonia to help start my cycle?
     
  2. AWheelerWell Known MemberMember

    If they die they might be able to, it might depend on what type they are too.
     
  3. itsayesValued MemberMember

    Pretty sure they're just bladder snails
     
  4. AWheelerWell Known MemberMember

    I don't know, they prob aren't enough to get a cycle really going.
     
  5. itsayesValued MemberMember

    Thanks. Just got curious once I saw how rapidly they multiply.
     
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