Re: MT Snails
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From: Plants FIDO-Gate <Plants.FIDO-Gate at f78_n480.z2.fidonet.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 96 09:51:23 +0200
Subject: Trumpet Snails
Yoadie yo ho !!!
Based on a message from alan van nevel to All,
avn> Can anyone provide a brief description of a Malaysian Trumpet snail?
avn> At the pet store where I work, we have some trumpet snails, that may
Well, the adult MT snail as about 3/4" long, with a very
slender shell that looks like a corkscrew or something. the
colour is brown, with nice patches on it. The shell has a
lid. The snail is interesting, because it's dark in colour
unlike many other snails. Its mouth is very long.
avn> be the right kind. Also, would these snails be a good addition to a
avn> tank that has a large patch of Lilleopsis (not sure which species, it
avn> is rather short)? The substrate for the lilleaopsis is not very deep,
avn> compared to the rest of the tank.
The snails don't destroy any plants, and they don't really
move the substrate, so I don't think there would be any
problems. They don't need a deep substrate.
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