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Snail shell cracking?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Invertebrates' started by armada, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. armada

    armada AC Members

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    I bought some "mystery snails" and noticed this little guy's shell is cracked kinda badly. Is there anything I can do to help him heal? I'm no snail expert, but he eats fine and his mobility seems to be better than the two larger ones. I uploaded a few pics for referencs


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  2. oo7genie

    oo7genie Hello my fintime gal...

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    His mobility probably is better, which is how he ended up crawling out of a tank and falling onto the ground at some point. At least, that's how a couple of my mystery snails got similar looking cracks.

    It won't hurt it, it just looks kind of funny. It will grow back in over time (looks like it already has a bit), provided the snail gets enough calcium.
     
  3. GMYukonon24s

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    Ya I agree with 007genie much sure to provide calcium.
     

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