I originally bought 5 assassin snails to help with the bladder and ramshorn snail explosion in my 45 gallon tanks. I lost one of the assassins but ended up have 2 pair of the other 4 (since they are sexual, I apparently had 2 males and 2 females). So I should have 4 assassins in my 45 gallon tank. I did a big water change on the tank about a week ago and noticed a pea-sized baby assassin in the tank! Looking around, I counted at least 10 assassins of all different sizes! The good thing is that the MTS explosion is now nonexistent, the bad thing is I think I'm going to have to start adding snails to the tank to feed the little boogers! I will get pics next water change because they are so stinking cute, but in the meantime, does anyone know of a technique to trap them? I'm sure I don't need as many assassins as there are in the tank, but since they hide most of the time I don't know how to take any out! I'm also wanting to get a couple nerites to clean the algae off the back glass and would like to decrease the assassin population before so they don't decimate the nerites before they have a chance to do their job! Junne, I guess my eggs hatched after all!