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Stoecker,Michael,FRANKLIN PARK,NC&C wrote:

> Hi,
> Anyone notice that red rams horn snails kept with killies die off in some
> tanks and not in others?


> Is it the species of killifish that is causing this?  Are they picking on
> the snails?  I keep no other fish besides killies.

Under the circumstances you list, that's the likely cause.

> The water chemistry, maintenance and food [to the killies] are all the same.
> Plant species vary slightly from tank to tank.  Tank size seems to make no
> difference.
> Any suggestions or experiences?

I have had considerably more trouble keeping the red ramshorns than the 
normal brown. I guess red just looks more like food!


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