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Old 02-09-2009, 08:55 PM
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Please does anyone know why I have suddenly got thread worms in my tank with my 5 snails. I cleaned them out last week and they are back. Will they do any harm to the snails?
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:59 PM
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Are you using garden soil? Isn't that where they come from? I might be completley wrong though. Sorry can't be of any more help
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I don't know if they will harm the snails but it's probably from the soil/pete your using? what substrate are you using?
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Old 02-09-2009, 09:17 PM
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best thing to do is bath them, then change the soil try and use coir substrate cheap and easy to use, or sphagnum moss, not sure if it do any harm never had problems except maggots from rotting food. i have many snails and never had problems with any try going on super snail forum great help on there and petsnails forum
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