Snails for africa

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  1. Criggy

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    Hi guys,
    snails are replicating like wildfire in my tank.
    They come out at night.
    Wondering if anybody can give me an id on the species and whether they are pests or not...and if so methods of eradication- on another note surely all those snail shells are hammering my calc levels?? uploadfromtaptalk1424976161323.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1424976187355.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1424976216050.jpg

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    Google Collonista snails. From the first picture it looks like it might be these good guys.
     
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    I had a lot of snails in my tank, I was doseing to much mg when I say to much my mg when to 2400 May be more. I haven't seen snail in my tank they all gone
     
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    Seems like they are on the substrate and glass. If not on your corals then its good.
     
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    All pars are good except calc is a bit low which im bringing up.
    As long as they are not pests i suppose they cant do any harm. I will wait for a couple to grow a bit more and try get a better picture.
     
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    They're either trochids or turbans. Good herbivores either way.
     
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    Thanks guys :)
     
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