Snails are present practically at any aquarium. And not always the owner gets these mollusks consciously. Their most part appears is made unexpectedly, getting to an aquarium together with plants, soil or water. For what aquarian snails are necessary?The sponsor of placement P&G Articles on the subject "For What Aquarian Snails Are Necessary" How to issue a terrarium How to plant aquarian plants How to wash out soil for an aquarium
In addition, snails serve as a peculiar indicator of pollution of an aquarium. For example, too large number of these akrolyuks testifies to existence to good food supply. So, is great the probability of that you regularly overfeed fishes, and the uneaten forage settles on a bottom.
Some species of mollusks - for example, Melanija which are one of the most popular species of aquarian snails - constantly loosen and drain soil. It interferes with development of anaerobic zones and, as a result, prevents formation of hydrogen sulfide. Melanija have no lungs - they breathe a gill. If in water of your aquarium, so and in its soil, the lack of oxygen starts being felt, snails feel it the first, still before the amount of harmful substances, dangerous to fishes, collects.
If you noticed that yours of Melanija left soil and creep on aquarium walls - time came to take drastic measures. It is necessary to replace water and to strengthen its filtration and aeration, to prosifonit soil.
However, it is necessary to remember that aquarian snails possess ability very quickly to breed. At a lack of food mollusks can start eating young plants. Also, the overpopulation can cause a problem of shortage of oxygen in water. Therefore the number of snails needs to be kept under control.