Figure eight puffer snail question

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Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by puffin_along » Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:20 pm

Everyone talks about feeding them pond and ramshorn snails but I have a saltwater tank overflowing with snails and I can't find any information on feeding F* puffers salt water snails.

Anyone have any input?

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Re: Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:12 pm

I wouldn't.
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Re: Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by hadla » Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:49 am

Was wondering something similar! Is it ok to feed freshwater worms and earthworms to saltwater fish?
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Re: Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:44 am

Yes, that is fine. The salt isn't good for FW fish.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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Re: Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by puffin_along » Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:12 am

But they are brackish. is it still a bad idea?

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Re: Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by hadla » Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:58 am

Thanks :)
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Re: Figure eight puffer snail question

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:04 pm

puffin_along wrote:
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:12 am
But they are brackish. is it still a bad idea?
Actually they are not BW fish in nature. Mostly live in VERY hard FW. It is easier to harden the water for them by keeping them in low-end BW conditions.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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