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Old 05/06/2019, 12:55 PM   #1
LucidGoblin
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Vanishing Lettuce Slugs

I've had three lettuce slugs over the past year or so. Each one did well for a few weeks, then disappeared. I noticed that they would occasionally let go of what they were crawling on and float about in the tank current. Is it possible that they were caught in the tentacles of my rather large BTA and were eaten by the nem? Has anyone seen this happen?


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Old 05/10/2019, 06:34 PM   #2
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life expectancy lettuce slug

I believe they require a certain algae to survive.
They also have a short life span, six months is normal in the wild.
Probably much shorter in captivity.


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