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Do apple snails eat meat?

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Answered 2008-03-25 18:22:57

Yes and No, depending on what type of snail it is.

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Apple snails are not called apple snails because they eat apples. They are called Apple Snails because of their size. True apple snails (Pomacea canaliculata) can grow up to 5" in Dia. Nontheless Apple Snails can eat apples.

Apple Snails will eat other snails if you don't feed them. If you feed them, then they are alright.

Wild Apple Snails eat similar foods are regular apple snails. They feed on vegetation such as lettuce, spinach, etc.

They do if you don't feed them.

yes apple snails are not picky eaters they will eat fruits and vegetable's along with fish food

Limpkin eat Apple Snails.

It is unlikely the snails will eat swimming fish fry although they will sometimes eat ova (eggs) that are attached to plant life. Apple snails are vegetarian.

Because there shell looks like apples, they eat them and y not?

snails will eat almost anything. my snail eats apple pie, mango pudding apple pieces,etc!!

Most apple snails are plant eaters that eat a wide range of vegetation. You can feed them common vegetables and fish food.

Moon snails are carnivores, which means that they eat meat. They use their radula to dig a hole through shellfish, and take out the meat. They proffer clams.

Many snails will eat live plants, but there are many that eat them only as a last resort -- trumpet and apple snails seem to be the best bet.

apple snails are single sex snails Incorrect. Many snails are hermaphrodites but apple snails are not. They are indeed male and female apple snails. Go to for more information and how to sex them.

One difference is that Apple Snails are freshwater snails and Garden Snails are land snails.

Apple snails are freshwater aquatic snails. Garden snails are land snails.Apple snails have lungs and gillsGarden snails have lungs onlyApple snails skin is thin and translucent (with slime)Garden snails skin is thick and leathery (with slime)All apple snails have two sets of antennaeGarden snails have species with one and two sets.

Freshwater snails, including apple snails, trumpet snails and ramshorn snails eat algae and plant material. They eat algae and algae wafers. They eat all freshwater plants including dead plant material and debris. They also eat cucumber and fish flakes.

A carnivore snail will eat meat or eat other snails and a herbivore snail will not eat meat and will only eat vegetables.

yes!!!! take a bit of while thuoght

Just a feww?? just give them there vegetables,, snails are vegetarians. they don't eat meat. so give them that then the next day give them the same thing. And if you forget to feed the snails,, the snails will eat each other.

They eat all different types of food, meat, fish, snails. When they do eat this, they eat salads.

they eat snails without a shell strawberries and apple peaces Lizards are carnivores witch means they eat bugs not fruit plus they don't eat snails. I know this as a fact.

Apple snails live in freshwater.

Apple snails are scavenging herbivores. They eat living and decaying plant matter. Snails in general produce a large amount of solid waste. Snails are prey to many aquatic, terrestrial, and even aerial predators like the snail kite.

Well, no. Because snails are both male and female.

Apple snails can get about the size apple. Most mystery snails get about as big as a ping pong ball.