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  1. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    The one thing that got me into the marine aquarium hobby wast he Nassarius Snail, sometimes better known as a Dog Whelk. I never seen them labeled as that, but they are Dog Whelks according to Wikipedia. Something I always liked to do was to get as many Nassarius Snails as possible for my...
  2. Crustaceans
    Hi all, Ive kept nassarius snails before but th sand bed was a few months old. My new tank however, has a sandbed that is a month old at most?? If I ensure food reaches the sandbed, will they still be fine? Thanks in advance
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Yeah I finally fed my tank some chicken and everyone went into action. My Nassarius in true zombie like fashion swung out of the sand to get some until this happened. Don't worry he's chowing peacefully on some chicken thanks to his shell watch to the end -http://youtu.be/Srgye6slDaI
  4. General Reef Discussion
    so i know this has been in a million threads across the internet but they never seem to match mine aha so i bought 3 "nass" snails from big als and just wondering if they are really nass snails before they leave my sump and are moved into the display tank. 3 pictures of each snail first 3 are...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So interesting find last night... I got home from work and saw one of my nassarius snails in my 4 Gallon Pico on the sandbed without a shell. I thought one of my Blue Legged hermits evicted it to steal its shell (which I later found it did because my hermit is the proud owner of new a...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My feather duster has decided to move out of his cocoon. Unfortunately, I came home and found my nassarius snail munching on him! I seperated them and see that the worm has a couple of chunks taken out of him. I moved him from the sand to a rock where the nassarius don't go. Any suggestions on...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Do nassarius snails do well in crushed coral? My "sand" is not really sand because it is not fine. If i get a nassarius snail to clean up the bed, will it do its job still even if my bed isnt made of fine sand?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all !! Just need a helpful information where can I buy a Nassarius snail or Super Tongan Nassarius snail in Sydney.
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, <O:p</O:p Today I got my first nassarius snails. I know they are carnivores and they like to eat stuff that lays ever the sand bed. However, a question came to my mind after getting them inside the tank. How do I feed them if there is not enough dead stuff on the sand? I know this...
  10. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    My fortunes have taken a turn for the worse. (That's life as a contract employee for ya!:bawling:) I am going to have to sell my 14g biocube and all its inhabitants. I'm giving my coworker first pick since then I'll at least be able to visit my creatures and I've become pretty attached to...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    OK this thing started as nothing growing in the torch coral then is starting to sprout spines and now moved up on to a rock over the torch. Any clue what this is. It is the white blob with spines growing out in the middle. <img...
  12. General classifieds
    Unfortunately I have to sell my pride and joy reef tank, that I have spent a lot of money to establish and put it together. The reason I am looking for a buyer is because I have to move back to chicago soon and will not have room for it. Here is a list of what is included: Livestock: Male and...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I started my 29 FOWLR tank about a month ago. It's finished cycling with 16lbs of LR and currently houses some margarita snails, nassarius snails, and some blue-legged hermit crabs. Although some of the margaritas have fell victim to the crabs... despite many extra shells laying around, I...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    The LFS said I was ready for snails and crabs, but I still don't have a ton of algae growth in the tank or other fish... What and how much should I be feeding nassarius snails... margarita snails... and blue-legged hermit crabs? THANK YOU!
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I am assuming it is being caused by low flow because my water parameters are perfect, but I saw some slime starting to grow and I figure nip it in the butt early. However I really don't want to go the chem route because contrary to what the label says I find it hard to believe it will not wipe...
  16. Nano Reefs
    So I am starting a new thread here about my new 14gal nano. The RO-DI is running atm and this afternoon I plan on hitting my LFS to get sand, LR, some salt mix and some test kits. Anything that I need to do to the tank before putting things in it? Wipe it all down I imagine with some RO? It...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Ok LFS Sayed this was a Conch well it looks like one but then it did this ! For Size Ref Now i did not know if they could do this or just normally chose not to. So let me know if i have been mislead :eek: !
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Unfortunately, after about 5 years with my 55 gallon saltwater fish tank, I am thinking about stopping for now. In order to have the kind of tank I would eventually want, there is a lot of time and money involved that I just don't have now. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to...
  19. Tank Specs
    Alright so I should lay out what we got instead of just harassing people. There's the 75 gallon, about 15g sump. Well, it's not really a sump I guess, just a fuge with a place to put the skimmer. The 75 has about 100 lbs of LR (about...), corner drilled to the under stand fuge. The fuge is...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I spent most of the day working on my 75 gallon reef tank and then started taking pictures. I tried some things that were new for me, and learned a couple of lessons from them in the process. I am planning on adding a whole bunch of pictures to this thread so it will not be very friendly to...
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