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My Lionfish just ate one of my turbo snails off the side of the tank. The fish is about 6-7 inches and the snail was an avg size snail. You can see a huge lump in it's stomach. Has anyone had this happen?

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escargot is goood stuff ;)
so it ate it ALL ??
 

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Will the shell get logged in it's gut and this kill fish?

If anyone can tell if the shell will get stuck and kill my lionfish? Does anyone have a opinion.

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I don't think it will be able to digest the shell. If the fish can't regurgitate the shell, it may be an issue. Right now, I'd just watch and see.
 

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Thanks for input on my lion fish

I guess it will be at matter of time. I was hoping somebody was going to post no big deal my Lionfish has done that before.

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I had a lionfish that would sometimes eat my scarlet and blue leg hermit crabs with their host shell. He would always regurgitate the shells - Their nothing you can do at this point other than sit back and watch.
Now that you said that,I remember my lion coffing up stuff,so look for that shell!
 

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my lion committed suicide by trying to swallow the blue green chromis. choked to death
 
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