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Posted by uncg2005 on May 02, 2003 at 13:12:45:
In Reply to: Feeders,snails,anacharis posted by Garret_L on May 01, 2003 at 17:19:45:
One more thing concerning snails, they reproduce rapidly. I keep ramshorns for my puffers to eat and currently in the snail tank i have at least 40 egg sacks averaging 10 eggs each. Thats a 400 snails and these have been laid in the last 2 days. But i have somewhere near 100 snails producing these egg sacks so my case is a little extreme luckily i also have turtles and cichlids to help out. just remember at 10 eggs per sack you could have 1 snail making 10, 10 making 100, 100 making a 1000 if not kept in check. Some species of snail lay many more eggs per sack than this also and none my snails are bigger than a half inch.