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Mystery snail growth rate
*Second try at posting this, first one apparently got lost in cyberspace as I don't see it on the forum nor in my recent posts
Do mystery snails grow really fast?? About three weeks ago I bought a mystery snail and a trapdoor snail. They were roughly about the same size (somewhere between nickel and quarter sized). Now, the mystery snail is nearly twice the size of the trap, who doesn't seem to have grown any. They both cruise the whole tank constantly, though the mystery is alot faster than the trap (thinking about calling the mystery Speedy!!). They eat whatever hits the bottom, plus some of my plants (though the ones that they chew on are the ones that are not really liking my tank anyways), some sinking algae wafers and some zucchinni (blanched).
So, is my snail taking steriods to make herself (pretty sure the mystery snail is a femail) larger or is this a normal thing??
Manda in Auburn, WA