jane doe asked in PetsFish · 5 months ago

Can I put an ocean snail in freshwater?

I found a shell on the pacific shore and took it home but then I realized there was still a snail in it. I think it's still alive. I'm going back to the beach today to put it back in the ocean but until I do does anyone know what is more harmful: keeping it out of water or putting it in freshwater? Not sure if freshwater harms saltwater marine life. I'm just trying not to kill it. Thanks in advance!

1 Answer

  • 5 months ago

    Generally speaking marine life wont survive being placed in freshwater. Some can go in either but without knowing specifically what kind it is its impossible to know.

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