Why Is My Snail Always At The Top?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Piggy50, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. Piggy50

    Piggy50New MemberMember

    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 10, 2017
  2. PraptiPanda

    PraptiPandaValued MemberMember

    Is that a nerite snail? Can you post your water parameters?
     
  3. James17

    James17Well Known MemberMember

    Snails do that sometimes, mine will hang out up there for a few days and then go back down.
     
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    Piggy50

    Piggy50New MemberMember

    Yes, and unfortunately I don't have my water parameters.
     
  5. PraptiPanda

    PraptiPandaValued MemberMember

    Nerites do that? My apples are almost always at the top, but never heard of Nerites doing that.
     
  6. OP
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    Piggy50

    Piggy50New MemberMember

    Mine does it all the time. It seems like he moves around a lot in the tank and then comes up to restart the top.
     
  7. clk89

    clk89Fishlore VIPMember

    Some snails do like to climb to the top, but if they constantly stay up top it can be a sign of bad water quality.
     




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