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Old 03/05/2020, 07:26 PM   #1
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what type of snails?

Can anyone tell me what type of snails are these? There are hundreds of them and I can't even clean the glass anymore.

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Old 03/05/2020, 08:21 PM   #2
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They look like keyhole limpets to me

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Old 03/11/2020, 01:02 AM   #3
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It's a bit unusual to have them like this on the glass and on the tank bottom. In the wild, you find them high up in the tidal zone on rocks where the waves break. So these guys prefer extremely oxygen-rich water which is why you normally find them in overflows, near the waterline, and especially inside skimmers.
If you want to get rid of them, I take them...

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3 P. diacanthus. 2 C. starcki

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Old 03/30/2020, 04:22 AM   #4
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Hi ThRoewer, just saw your reply. Yes, you are more than welcome to take as many as you want. :-)

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