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Thread: Snail Overload

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    0 Not allowed!
    Most snails need a partner but they fertilize eachother which means that each mating results in atleast two batches of eggs. And many species can save sperm so that one mating is enough for a long time.

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    Ok thank you for the information. I was thinking of adding a snail to my aquarium but I think perhaps not then. As a side note by the way, if I do get a snail and it run away, how long can they live outside of the wather?

  3. #13

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    untill they dry out.

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    I am certainly seeing a population explosion! My husband cannot believe the number of snails all friom the original one. I have basically given up on reducing the number. I tried "Had a Snail" from my lsf but it did NOTHING! I recently bought a dojo loach and he is eating the eggs, so there is hope that the snails will be controlled. Otherwise I guess I will learn to love them. :)

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    Well they are cute, but if they breed so fast, woult it soon be no food for them and no room for the fish?

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    It might, but by the time there are that many I will have my bigger tank set up and the small one can be just for the snails. Or I can get rid of them by tearing down the tank.

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