Ramshorn snail question

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Ramshorn snail question

Post by MilesE » Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:05 am

I've read a few different articles where it was said that Ramshorn snails can carry parasites. I bought some ramshorn snails and setup a tank for them so that I can start breeding them but, in the meantime, how can I ensure that the ramshorn snails that I have are free of parasites? It is my understanding that many of the medications to treat parasites will kill snails.

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Re: Ramshorn snail question

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:59 am

QT for 30 days.
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Re: Ramshorn snail question

Post by MilesE » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:00 am

Hey Pufferpunk, could you elaborate more on how to QT snails and clams? I mean, when you quarantine them, do you just feed and observe them and if they live past the 30 days, they're good? I know a lot of inverts are very sensitive to many meds so, I'm assuming that treating an invert tank with meds would be crazy.

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