please help id this snail

Discussion in 'Snails' started by redlessi, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. redlessi

    redlessi Well Known Member Member

    I now have two of these in my tank. I would love to know what kind of snails these are. Are these the kind that reproduce on their own? Thanks much
     

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  2. Amanda

    Amanda Fishlore VIP Member

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    redlessi

    redlessi Well Known Member Member

    I noticed them in my goldfish tank, do you think they will be a problem?
     
  4. Amanda

    Amanda Fishlore VIP Member

    No, but I like having snails in my tanks. I DID have a lot of MTS, but I somehow managed to kill them all off.
     
  5. F

    Fishies-for-me Well Known Member Member

    They look like red ramshorns and they can become a problem if allowed to breed out of control. They d lay small clear egg masses on plants glass decor etc. You can scrape these off and or squash them. You also can squash the snails and feed them to the fish.
     
  6. Aquarist

    Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Agreed. I think it looks like a ramshorn too.
    Ken
     
  7. eiginh

    eiginh Well Known Member Member

    +6, yes they can be a problem if they over produce but it can easily be taken care of by the advice given.
     




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