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Can i put those giant pond snails in my tank cause i found a bunch of them and there huge like i mean bigger than i think they should get. Or will they cause disease or die cause im putting them in my tank?
 

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They could introduce a disease or something harmful. If you want to add them, I would suggest quarantining them in a seperate tank for 3-4 weeks.
 

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Thats what i was thinking about doing. it sound like the only safe way to do it. i can't boil them or anything like i could with rocks or drift wood.
 

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They are probably used to MUCH colder water. And they will multiply endlessly until you have 100s. The babies are as small as gravel and you just can't sift them out. Don't do it!!!
 

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I think they can store the cells to fertilize their eggs for years. So it's not asexual, but same result.
 

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So i did my reading and it says that the snails i found are trapdoor snails from the looks of things but the ones i found are way bigger like 2 inches. I also read that they are live bearers and if they do have babies on them i shouldn't be to worried about it cause my fish will eat them.
 
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