Overwintering trapdoor snails


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Yesterday I moved my little container pond inside for the winter. I have three trapdoor snails I would like to save, but the new location is in the basement where the pond will get minimal light from a couple of window wells. So without algae growth in the pond, how do I go about ensuring they have enough to eat for the winter? What I can think of is tossing a few leaves of wilted lettuce in there once per week. Is that the best way to go?
 
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you can buy algae waffers also at pet stores and walmart .I use LED lights much cheaper to run and lots brighter
 
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I'm not going to spend a bunch of money and burn a bunch of electricity for three snails.... I can certainly buy a few algae wafers, though, if greens aren't going to work.
 
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Sorry, should have specified. I've got about 15 rosy red minnows too and will add a couple of shubunkins over the winter, I think.
 
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They'll take lettuce and a variety of greens, as well as fish food.
John
 
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