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What can I do with an unwanted snail?

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OuiOuiMonAmi Fri 13-Sep-19 09:28:12

I have a snail in my aquarium that I don't want (no fish left and I don't want to keep the aquarium just for one smail!) I don't want to kill the poor thing - would it survive if I put it in a pond somewhere? (no idea if that's a bad idea or not!)

SamBeckett Fri 13-Sep-19 23:45:11

Can it be rehomed at your local fish pet shop ?
I have no idea if it is a thing but is there a aquatic rescue centre you could take it to .
I think putting it in a outdoor pond may kill it as it will be much colder water outside . ( but I know nothing about snails ! )

MistyGlen Fri 13-Sep-19 23:49:09

Call a pet shop that sells snails, they will probably re sell it. Please don’t chuck it out, it won’t survive.

ScreamingValenta Fri 13-Sep-19 23:50:38

I agree, ask at your nearest pet store or garden centre that sells fish, or you could look on social media for a local fish owners' group.

Miljah Sat 14-Sep-19 00:41:38

I love that you care about a single snail. There is hope for humanity.

OuiOuiMonAmi Sat 14-Sep-19 16:04:54

Miljah smile

Thanks for the advice - I"ll call the pet shop where we got him.

SamBeckett Sun 15-Sep-19 02:05:11

@OuiOuiMonAmi I hope you find a home for him/ her .
@Miljah It is nice to see there are caring people out there isn't it

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