who's eating my invertebrates

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jroe263

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Somebody is eating my invertebrates. My 20 gallon has 6 emerald cories, 2 GBRs, 6 columbian tetras and a dwarf gourami. I've noticed several of my nerites have died and 2 clams I just added have been cleaned out. any ideas???
 

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Nerites can be a bit hit or miss when they're first added as well.

Clams on the other hand almost always starve to death sooner or later.
 

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I'd imagine pretty much anything in your tank would be happy to snack on a dead clam or snail.
 

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Well if your interested in keeping clams again i would feed them first bites with a pipet. Thats how i feed mine and their doing great!


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Gourami often pick at and harass snails, ive seen them pull snail off the glass and just toss them around.
 

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Really? I've never thought it as an odd thing. I have a small pond snail colony setup underneath my main tank for feeding. My 2 GBRs are always the first to the snails when I drop them in & they are constantly on the search for more after eating them all!
 
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