Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Calculators
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food

User Tag List

Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Granger Indiana
    Posts
    226

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    smart guy with good info - Lady Hobbs   Thank you so much - Lady Hobbs   Have a glass of wine - Lady Hobbs   Greetings fellow meat lover! - Drumachine09   Sorry About Your Fish!! :( - MeganL3985   

    Default How long do snails last?


    0 Not allowed!
    I just had my ivory mys. snail die. No clue why. No obvious injuries, and he was growing. Perhaps he got himself stuck and drowned? There should have been plenty of food and there was some brown algae and some green algae present. The nitrates in the water were a little higher than normal for a few days because I didn't get to clean it/water change on schedule. Nothing that should have caused problems though. All the fish seem fit.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Bristol, PA
    Posts
    46

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by kenyth
    I just had my ivory mys. snail die. No clue why. No obvious injuries, and he was growing. Perhaps he got himself stuck and drowned? There should have been plenty of food and there was some brown algae and some green algae present. The nitrates in the water were a little higher than normal for a few days because I didn't get to clean it/water change on schedule. Nothing that should have caused problems though. All the fish seem fit.
    What kind of fish in the tank? Any of them big enough or aggressive enough to take a bite out of him? Also, snails aren't really algae eaters and their diet should be supplemented with veggies.
    - Lori

    Aquariums are like jello - there's always room for more!

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Granger Indiana
    Posts
    226

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    smart guy with good info - Lady Hobbs   Thank you so much - Lady Hobbs   Have a glass of wine - Lady Hobbs   Greetings fellow meat lover! - Drumachine09   Sorry About Your Fish!! :( - MeganL3985   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Cories, Tetras, Danios, Platies, Mollies, one Rasbora, and a Betta. I put Green Beans and/or peas in the aquarium once a week for the vegetable needs. The snail was caught once on the filter intake and got it's tentacles bit, but that was a month ago.

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    QUEBEC
    Posts
    3,372

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Come on, you know deep down inside you were hungry. - Drumachine09   *Kicks* :P - Drumachine09   you need a present - Lady Hobbs   Glad The Coconut Turned Out Great For You! :) - MeganL3985   Merry Christmas :) - squirt_12   
    Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - the P   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - the P   Emphysema - Lung Cancer - Lung Disease - Multiple Sclerosis - the P   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Im guessing maybe the tetra..i use to have some that even killed guppies..

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    edmonton, alberta, canada
    Posts
    30,516

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    god im hungry - cocoa_pleco   You make me laugh! - Drumachine09   And lots of pizza too! lol - Chrona   wish i had some of this to drink right now - cocoa_pleco   DAAAAAM, this drink looks good - cocoa_pleco   
    Graves Disease - Lymphedema - Men's Health - Pro Choice - Prostate Cancer - Scleroderma - Thyroid Disease - Trisomy 18 - cocoa_pleco   Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - cocoa_pleco   Adoptee - Bone Cancer - Child Exploitation and Abuse - Hope and Support - Peace - Retinoblastoma - Right to Life - Student Sexual Assault - cocoa_pleco   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - cocoa_pleco   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - cocoa_pleco   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    danios, platys, or maybe the betta is my guess

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    10,933

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    You need gifts - Lady Hobbs   And another - Lady Hobbs   What he had up his --- - Chrona   No, serioulsy. EVERYONE KICK HIM! - Drumachine09   RAK - DemonShark   
    Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - gm72   Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - gm72   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    They typically live only a year or two in normal aquarium temperatures. Maybe old age as a suggestion?
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Granger Indiana
    Posts
    226

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    smart guy with good info - Lady Hobbs   Thank you so much - Lady Hobbs   Have a glass of wine - Lady Hobbs   Greetings fellow meat lover! - Drumachine09   Sorry About Your Fish!! :( - MeganL3985   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Quote Originally Posted by gm72
    They typically live only a year or two in normal aquarium temperatures. Maybe old age as a suggestion?

    It was a year old, so that's possible.

  8. #8

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    edmonton, alberta, canada
    Posts
    30,516

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    god im hungry - cocoa_pleco   You make me laugh! - Drumachine09   And lots of pizza too! lol - Chrona   wish i had some of this to drink right now - cocoa_pleco   DAAAAAM, this drink looks good - cocoa_pleco   
    Graves Disease - Lymphedema - Men's Health - Pro Choice - Prostate Cancer - Scleroderma - Thyroid Disease - Trisomy 18 - cocoa_pleco   Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - cocoa_pleco   Adoptee - Bone Cancer - Child Exploitation and Abuse - Hope and Support - Peace - Retinoblastoma - Right to Life - Student Sexual Assault - cocoa_pleco   Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - cocoa_pleco   World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - cocoa_pleco   

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Thats what happened eventually to my african snail ( the big baseball sized guy ) He naturally died and everyone swarmed his body.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •