Nassarius Snails

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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    I can't stand these damn Nass. snails anymore!!! Everytime I go to feed my Duncan or Acan they come storming up from the depths of hell to steal said food directly from the mouths of my coral. Is it wrong that I didn't save one that had rolled over from the clutches of a scarlet hermit??? I don't believe so. I look at it as the snail had his last meal. I'm gonna get a piece of PVC from work tom. to surround my duncan. Or would they take advantage of that?
     
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    A cut off 2lt coke bottle would probably work better than PVC.That would probably be better at keeping the snails out.
     
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    I used to feed my goni using a 2 liter soda bottle. Just cut off the bottom, place it over the coral, and then squirt the food in the opening up top.
     
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    cut only as much off as you have too. The snails will climb up and over the bottle. The higher they have to climb, the less likely they are to end up in the bottle.
     
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    Get more crabs! They'll take care of those nasty snails!
     
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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    thanks everyone for the bottle trick. I'll def. pick a 2ltr after work today.
     
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    mng777777 Shark Wrangler Wannabe

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    Stick with coke... crabs hate coke!
     
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    I tried to use a 2 liter bottle with just the bottom cut off. But, when I put it into the tank it kept floating up. What was I doing wrong?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    If it's filled with water, it shouldn't float...? Did you take the cap off too?
     
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    :bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce:
    (Sorry... too funny)
     
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    mng777777 Shark Wrangler Wannabe

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    I always bury mine into the substrate about a 1/4 or 1/2 inch.
     
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    Ok, so if I decide to bury it into the sand a little, once I put the food into the bottle I leave bottle in tank until I feel the coral is done eating. It's only to stay in water to direct feed the coral? Thanks. Yeah, Bifferwine's comment did sound funny, but to a newbie it was a good response.
     
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    Yeah,when the corals done feeding,just pull the out and rinse it off.
     
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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    That's what my girlfriend said last night! :bounce:
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    You forgot the last step: Roll over and go to sleep :grumble:
     
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    Oh I get it
     
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    And you forgot the middle part. Have a smoke and a snack and then roll over and go to sleep!:bounce:
     
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    k wait you lost me
     
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    This morning I saw my hermit with a new home on his back. It looked curiously like a Nass shell. Hmm....
     
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    :helm2::helm2::hernoseen:hernoseen:shocking:
     
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