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  1. #11

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    Update on my Nassarius sails; As I said last month I picked up 5 of these guys. I know I lost one because it is moving around with hermit crab legs sticking out of the front, lol. I think while cleaning the front glass I might of damaged the Nassarius sail and the blue legged hermit took advantage. I do have a variety of empty shells on the sand bed for the hermits.
    Anyway tonight while I was feeding the fish I noticed two small snails about the size of a BB which look just like small replicas of Nassarius sails. Their shells were covered in sand and their front appendage was leading the way.
    Being from a fresh water background I am a little wary of having baby snails.
    Do saltwater snail breed like rabbits overtaking a tank or do they regulate their population?
    Should I be worried about these.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

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    Marine snails that we keep in reef set-ups, like the nassarius, will not breed to the point of taking over a tank like pond snails can do in a freshwater tank.

    There is a greater chance that you have some type of hitch hiker in your tank.

    Could you post a pic maybe ???
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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  3. #13

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    Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 and gift - mommy1 Thanks for the rep - Cliff Thanks for the rep, have a cool one on me, Cheers - Cliff Thanks and a new fish for the tank - glarior 
    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
    Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas - Cliff May you be living as high as the holiday hog this coming year! - Trillianne Happy New Year - mommy1 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Have a Birthday fish!! - steeler1 Here you go sir, I just wish it had been a good game. - steeler1 Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
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    Both of these little guys went back under the sand bed right after the feeding ended. I'll have the camera ready tomorrow and see if they surface again.
    It's good to know reef snails aren't like pond snails. Thanks!
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  4. #14

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    Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 and gift - mommy1 Thanks for the rep - Cliff Thanks for the rep, have a cool one on me, Cheers - Cliff Thanks and a new fish for the tank - glarior 
    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
    Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas - Cliff May you be living as high as the holiday hog this coming year! - Trillianne Happy New Year - mommy1 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Have a Birthday fish!! - steeler1 Here you go sir, I just wish it had been a good game. - steeler1 Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
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    Finally got a picture of these two small snails during feeding time.

    I have tried to capture them since April 25 with no luck. They are about twice the size of a BB now and tonight came close enough to the front of the tank.

    So what do you think, are these Nassarius off springs or some hitch-hiker snail look a like.

    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

    Please remember; every keystroke has a consequence.

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