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  1. Nick R

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    Hey does anyone know there snails? what is this?

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    I think the common name is bumble bee snail, will have a search...
     
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    Thanks Wee Man! it came with the live rock
     
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    Remember this snail is a carnivore, if he doesn't get enough food he will eat your other smaller snails
     
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    Not according to the three links i looked at.
     
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    Here you go ;):

    "Though peaceful, keep in mind that the Bumble Bee Snail is a carnivore. If there is insufficient food, the Bumble Bee Snail may feed on other snails in your aquarium or indiscriminately consume polychaetes whether beneficial or the more troublesome bristleworm. In well-established systems, most Bumble Bee Snails do not require supplemental feeding. However, if sufficient food sources are unavailable, supplement their diet with offerings of meaty foods, including finely chopped brine or mysis shrimp and frozen meaty foods. "
    Saltwater Aquarium Invertebrates for Marine Aquariums: Bumble Bee Snail
     
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    Cheers, i looked on a further 3 links, just to be sure before i posted, none of them mentioned snail eating in the "other hobby" section:nono:
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    Thanks guys I looked at other pics of Bumble bee snail and it seems to be it. I’ll keep an eye on him, I also found some funny anemone looking things too I’ll post some pics tomorrow night, I must say it’s nice to have some life in my tank
     
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    the first time that i see tjis snail is someones system, i have only seen this snail in boos,
    looks pretty:)
     
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    Nice! itamazing what you can get on live rock
     
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    i've got one. got it from gali, see him roaming my tank every now and then. maybe it was him who chowed my zoos....
     
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    I must say it’s quite striking I thought it might be dangerous because of the colors
     
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    nope don't think so, i think it was your high no2 and no3 man:whistling:
     
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    i had no NO2, only N03, but mabe that aswell....
     

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