Will Malasian trumpet snails hurt burrowing fish? Question

Discussion in 'Snails' started by userdan06, Mar 20, 2010.

  1. userdan06Valued MemberMember


    i am thinking about getting some MTS for my 20 gallon tank, but i have kuhli loaches that do burrow into the top 1/2 inch of sand.

    Will the shells from the trumpet snails hurt my loaches when they burrow?

    I had originally wanted to get nerite snails but i can't find any local, and i don't want to deal with shipping, not till it warms up a bit more at least.

    any advise?

  2. AmandaFishlore VIPMember

    Nope, I have both in my 20 & they cohabitate just fine. :)
  3. ShainaWell Known MemberMember

    Same, my 3 kuhlis have been cohabitating with my MTS in my planted 29g for a year and a half now without issue.
  4. JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    same here
  5. userdan06Valued MemberMember

    thanks for the quick replies!

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