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  1. #1

    Default Nerite snails with what kind of shrimp?


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    Ghost shrimp? Cherry shrimp?

    I have a 10gal with a female betta, and a nerite snail and some plants..

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    Both are possible menu items for the Betta [Betta dependent of course], Neither will mess with the snail.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Betta is old..might wait a bit longer then.
    Nerites wouldn't eat the snail?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jebbewocky
    Betta is old..might wait a bit longer then.
    Nerites wouldn't eat the snail?
    [You meant shrimp here I am guessing] No, I have Nerites and shrimp in several tanks it's a non issue. Nerites eat algae.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

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    Oh, yeah I did--tired. I've seen snails eat dead fish, so I wasn't sure if they'd go for shrimp.

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    Snails will hit up the dead fish buffet but are not responsible for the demise of said fish. Nerites pose no threat to anything IME.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 850R
    Snails will hit up the dead fish buffet but are not responsible for the demise of said fish. Nerites pose no threat to anything IME.
    Except tank dirtiness. They'll completely destroy that.

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    Sir, Your logic is infallible and has destroyed the validity of my assertion, I submit to the superiority of your statement.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Have 3 horned nerite snails in my shrimp tank. They don't brother my shrimps or dwarf crayfish. My tank and plants are squeaky clean from algae.

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    Decided to add some hornwort, and give shrimps a go, hoping the extra hiding space keeps 'em safe. I bought 4, have only seen 3 in the last few days, but the fourth might just be hiding. If it doesn't work out, I tried.

    If/when the betta goes, I'm going to turn this into a shrimparium, and might introduce an ADF or two to keep the numbers reasonable after I have a bloom or two. :)

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