The color is best when they are very young. I made the snail jello and lets just say it was a feeding frenzy. Tr__p Door Mystery Snail by Michael Langerman. If his trapdoor is still hooked properly we should be able to rebuild his shell. I recently got two giant trapdoor snails (after two apple/mystery snails of mine died from old age), and this morning (after owning them for 3-5 days) I found a baby snail with the mother. I do have zucchini but not for long, as SOMEONE in my house is in love with it and ate three whole zucchinis. Finally feeling it is safe enough to come out. Japanese Trapdoor Snail Care. Japanese Trapdoor Snails 7. My Mystery Snail's Shell is Turning WHite? Japanese trapdoor snail tank mates can also include other snails including Black Devil Snails, Brotia Pagodula snails, Rabbit snails, Nerite Snails, Mystery Snails, Ramshorn snail, Malaysian Trumpet snails, White Wizard Snail and others of their kind. A Mystery Snail also has an operculum that serves as a “trap door” used to seal itself in its shell. When buying Japanese Trapdoor Snails look for specimens appearing healthy and active in the display tank. Get Spinach LEAVES, like fresh ok? i have put it back in the tank and has not moved since then. Mystery snail trap door disconnected While cleaning my tank today, I took out my mystery snail and put him in a container while I cleaned. Cheers . He has also dug himself a hole and closed up, is that emergency stuff right there? This is called the trap door - the Operculum. I then slide it down to the substrate, just touching. 3. I have 8 mystery's and two of them have ridges in their shells that are looking thin, the rest are totally fine. Personally I dont use the microwave because it destroy's all the goodness in food imo! Sometimes, a Mystery Snail will withdraw into its shell for a few days. Shipping and receiving mystery snail eggs, Small white particles coming from my mystery snail. As it Might not like water so much it might not come out so here’s something else ,put a little bit of salt on top not too much or else it will come out and after 20 seconds it will die Did I help please comment down bellow Therefore if you see a floating snail, don’t panic! I hope his shell repairs itself, thats my main goal right now, for a happy and healthy snail , Yes mine do that too! U can use clips to stick to the side or weights for it to sit on the bottom; or put a rock on it. My snail is very far ino his shell and won't come out. I do hope he is going to be okay ☹️, Spinach! You could also put a weight on it. Surprise Mystery Snail Babies! He needs a diet high in calcium too. see full image. Forget the jello right now. Black Mystery Snail still alive but hasn't moved in 8 days. I want my tank to be pretty for my wife who is coming home from China, she loves fish! How did he get there? I found my snail dead on the rug. Do you have any of theseitems in the house? Mystery snail has loose “trap door” Help. Pond Snails. i have 2 mystery snails, one doesnt look like its doing to well, so im going to be removing it later today. The trap door is at the bottom of the shell. Keep me posted will you? OK...So I get home tonight and one of my mystery snail's shells is completely empty and the snail is nowhere to be seen. I have been putting clean eggshells in my filter, right before the waterfall, and according to the internets ('cause you can always trust it), it will be sufficient enough to keep his shell intact. Not sure what you mean? Just jumping in to say that you blanche it first; pour some boiling water over it or put it in the microwave. If the trap door is closed, tap on it. sample of the snails I sell. I bet other places as well. and how did it lose it? Help I had noticed some inactivity in my (normally very active) mystery snail over the last 24 hours or so and chalked it up to the water temperature being too high as my apartment doesn't have AC and we're experiencing 100-degree weather currently. Possible parasites on mystery snail? 5 stars for pest control. Where do you find the trapdoor on a mystery snail?