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Shell size for multifarious

Postby Alexpol08 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:44 am

What size shella should i be looking for, for multis? Thanks.
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Re: Shell size for multifarious

Postby DJRansome » Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:53 am

Whale eye shells or escargot shells are ideal. Avoid any shell that has a conch-like shape because the fish can dart into the gradually narrowing opening inside and get stuck.
125G Borleyi, Maleri, Astatotilapia, Multipunctata
75G Demasoni, Maingano, Msobo, Lucipinnis
75G Calvus, Caudopunctatus, Petricola
55G Chrysonotus; 38G Demasoni
33G Hara; 33G Kwanga; 33G Maingano; 33G Cobue
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Re: Shell size for multifarious

Postby Alexpol08 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:06 pm

I have some whale eye shells but theyre about 1-2in im lemgth. Is that big enough or do i need bigger?
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Re: Shell size for multifarious

Postby snorkel3 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:32 pm

Is the shell opening about the size of a quarter or smaller?
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Re: Shell size for multifarious

Postby Alexpol08 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:43 pm

Smaller
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Re: Shell size for multifarious

Postby Alexpol08 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:45 pm

I just found these on amazon.
Will they work?
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B004Y18A ... 0DER&psc=1
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Re: Shell size for multifarious

Postby Fogelhund » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:54 pm

Yes, those will work.
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