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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-11-2012, 03:42 PM
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you can cut down on their breeding by making sure you are not overfeeding your fish. Personally I let my snails go since they are good for the ecosystem, though it is time to get rid of some of my mts :S
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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 12:19 PM
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I love snails, I've never had a population explosion. They only overpopulate when they get plenty of food.

I keep pond and ramhorns: mts starve is my tanks.

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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 12:22 PM
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I wouldn't mind snails if my pop explosion wasn't the common. Pond snail. Other snails are cooler. Mine just sit on the top of the water line and chill
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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 06:54 AM
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I had the same exact problem in my ten gallon! I'd say a couple hundred at least...I put in 7 assassin snails, and *POOF* they were gone in a week or two..I know a lot of people say that assassins aren't effective, but I found them very much so. You just have to get more than one or two I usually hate any kind of snail, but I love my assassins! They're really neat! And they breed VERY, VERY slowly...which is an upside!
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