Originally Posted by sainthogan
so if mystery/apple snails don't prefer algae, what kind of snail does? I'm looking for something to eat the algae on the bottom of my tank. I don't think my girl would tolerate an algae eating fish.
Apple snails WILL eat algae but they need additional nutrition supplements and algae wafers since they cannot live on algae in the tank alone. Nerite snails are better for algae eating.