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Old 12-23-2012, 12:23 AM   #1
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Default Why does my snail keep putting his siphon out?

or her, whatever. I notice they do it frequently, then open and close them. Isn't this for breathing? Like, air, specifically? But they do it underwater. Does this mean something ? ): Or do they just like to do it.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:55 AM   #2
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nah hes fine, hes hiding his pet elephant in there
190L corner with a variety of fish i will not mention as its ever changing and i cant be bothered to keep editing a sig
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:21 AM   #3
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do some research to find out about your snail..

if we ignore nature;maybe it will go away

10 gallon..nothing but air

10 gallon...just more air

10 gallon...stale air

just don't ask about the rest
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:52 PM   #4
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My snail does that sometimes too. He seems happy and healthy though. Applesnails.com has some good info if you want to learn more

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