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Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #1
I'm currently treating my coldwater fish tank with melkafix and pimafix.

I have a few nerite snails in the tank and was wondering whether or not the melafix or pimafix might be harmful to the nerite snails.

Does anyone know whether mealfix or pimafix are harmful to snails?
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #2
I think just about everyone uses melafix in tanks with snails in. I have just read the back of the pimafix label and it says it is safe for inverts including corals and anemones so I think it is likely the snails will be fine. PM Anna, she may know or will certainly be able to find out for you to put your mind at rest.
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #3
I have got two big apple snails and they have survived by malafix and pimafix with no visible adverse effects.
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #4
Yes, my snails have survived and flourished after a treatment of mela and primafix.
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #5
I have too treated with melafix/pimafix combi. Snails did fine.
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #6
My assassins do fine with Melafix.

I ac't get enough of that smell either.
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #7
Thanks for that. I guess both melafix and pimafix are fine to use with snails.
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Re: Does melafix or pimafix harm snails? #8
Sorry it took me about a week to notice this post. Yes, Melafix and Pimafix are fine with inverts.

(I also adore the smell, although Melafix is much nicer than Pimafix in my opinion. Someone once told me Melafix smells "like a South African brothel" You think you know people!).
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