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they do look the same and a tip in the future most pet stores don't sell MTS they have them as a problem pest so if you find some just ask and they will probably be happy to give you some.
 

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shadowfish said:
they do look the same and a tip in the future most pet stores don't sell MTS they have them as a problem pest so if you find some just ask and they will probably be happy to give you some.
+1, MTS are usually given for free or a bulk for a cheap price.
 

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Actually MTS and Assassins are not similar in the way they look.

Mts are long and slender, usually a grayish tint to the shell

Assassins are Black and Yellow, more rounder with less of a point to their tail.

If you have any other snails in your tank, I would suggest you take them back, or they will eat them all ( unless that's wht you want ) Assassins need a constant supply of food - they are carnivorous AND they do multiply. Usually eggs around 25-50 each time.
 
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I have no other snails, except accidental pond snails, but what will the assassins eat when they run out? Will they politely die off?
 
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The worker bee on duty knew nothing about fish, or snails apparently. Snails were a buck each, so cheap enough. Never saw an assassin snail before, hence my confusion.
 

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