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This section is to discuss anything Opae ula shrimp and brackish water related. e.g Nerite snails, algae etc..
 #5467  by odin
 13 Oct 2018 22:27
Is it egg laying because of over population you are worried about? Nerites may lay eggs but they dont hatch in brackish water.
 #5471  by Vorteil
 15 Oct 2018 08:22
My tanks aren't pretty in some senses. I let the algae go wild.
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 #5472  by Algae In Space
 15 Oct 2018 09:43
No its because I don't want eggs in my tanks. No offense to you Mrs. Snail! I had a little cleaning session this weekend and am changing the tank a bit. Looks clean now :ninja: Let's see how long it'll last. Also I will try a new filter.
 #5479  by Vorteil
 16 Oct 2018 07:09
These are Malayasian Trumpet snails. Filter? Why would you want to run a filter?
 #5480  by Algae In Space
 16 Oct 2018 10:30
Vorteil, because I want relatively clear water. My water always has this slight haze. Would love to not use a filter but then the water would just get very hazy within the following days. I just turn it on for about 2h a day. I get it it's not necessary but to my eyes it is. And the snails and Opae Ula can't eat the floating things anyway. Some run a filter. Some don't. There seems to be a division. As most of the time I use the middle ground :happy:

About the snails: Ok. That's what I thought. I will get 2 more trumpet snails because I want black ones too :sidesmile:
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