Zoa eating snails

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by gaz19, 16 Oct 2011.

  1. gaz19

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    any one got some/ one zoa eating snails that they don't want?
    zoa's are becoming a pest in my tank and need some thing that eats them.
     
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    Instead of f....ing them up rather give it to a fella
     
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    Yeah....help a brother out :whistling:
     
  5. gaz19

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    if you've seen my tank you would realize that its impossible for me to remove any of the rocks to get them out. they even growing on my clam shells now.

    if any one comes across any of these snails please let me know before you kill them!
     
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    Dude , What is your secret to this amazing growth ???

    Place rocks if possible closer to the zoas then they'l grown on them and you can sell them off, if you catch my drift
     
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    just let everything be ;)

    i don't want to make money off the zoa's, I just want them out.
     
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    You are in Durban, just go at low tide and look in the rock pools. On the zoa and button polyps. Find some sundail snails.
     
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    didn't even think of that :) thanks riaan!
     
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    ok i see your frustration about the zoa's taking over but do you mind showing us a picture of what your tank looks like with the over populated zoa colonies...??
     
  11. gaz19

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    scrubbed the rock that the sps are on about 4 months ago, missed one or two polyps and they back


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    ok, now I'm gobsmacked!! you have got to be the first reefer that wants zoa eating snails to kill off your zoa population!! but looking at your other corals, I can understand your frustration... maybe get in touch with @Keeganp, maybe he can help you out with possibly trying to frag them...?
     
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    ...:drool5::drool5:...PINK..can't chuck them....NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...:eek::eek:
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    Oh please frag @Keeganp..:y1::y1::y1:
     
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    This is so weird ...never heard of this before. By accident I zapped some zoas with Aptasia X ....never came back :(
     
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    trust me they wont be fragged, there are to many and they growing in between the sps . not going to try frag them and land up breaking the sps.
     
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    I wish you would Frag them! They are beautiful! But I can understand your concern for your other corals.
     
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    they just zoa's, their really not that great every one?
    if they were growing on a flatter type of rock like kenyan rock then i would be able to just peel them off.
    but i have fiji rock witch is anything but flat, has lots of little crevices and holes which make it next to impossible to try get them off the rock.

    besides they local zoa's, and when you take this into consideration you will get to understand why i hate them.

    1)over growing my sps and other corals
    2)take up space where other corals could be
    3) even after i scrubbed the rock with a metal brush about a year ago, they came back
     
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    :y1::y1::y1:
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    i will take some before you kill them!!!!
    Where are you I am in Witbank...:eek:
     
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    In Durban..:lol::lol::lol:
     
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    That is not going to work for me....Put them back in the ocean...;)
     
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