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Raising Snails

Posted By: Nick <Beam1397@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Wednesday, 11 August 1999, at 1:33 p.m.

I need help raising snails. I know am admitting heresy by actively trying to raise snails but the clowns love 'em. However,I just can't seem to keep up production with demand. I currently have two tanks a 29 and a 44. The 29 is my snail factory by default. It origionally was the tank I unsucessfully tried to grow plants in(now just plastic) with two large angels, two large gouramies and three emerald corys. Somewhere along the line I picked up a few snails and BOOM the population explosion was on. I would pick them out by the handful and chuck 'em into the 44 housing 5 clowns 6 tiger barbs and a few zebra danios. Within moments the snails would all be empty shells. Recently production has fallen off in the 29 an