What Are These Snails? Help

Discussion in 'Fish, Snail, Worm And Pest ID Help' started by Ash000, Jun 28, 2019.

  1. Ash000

    Ash000New MemberMember

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    Can anyone help me ID these snails are? I've found about six small snails like these recently in my tank. I've added some plants into the tank about 2 weeks ago so I guess this is how I introduced them? I never had any snails in my tank before. It's a freshwater tank with guppies.

    Many thanks,
    Ashely
     

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    kallililly1973Fishlore VIPMember

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    pond or bladder. Their population will grow if you overfeed.
     
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    FiskerValued MemberMember

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    Some people consider them pests. I'd keep them.

    They're a great clean-up crew, and will eat most stuff in the tank - algae, uneaten food, dead/dying plant matter, biofilm, etc... they WILL breed out of control if you're overfeeding, but I don't find it to be a problem even with moderately heavy feedings.
     
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    PowderBlueNew MemberMember

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    I agree they are bladder/pond snails great little tank cleaners. I feed them to my pea puffers.
     
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    They're bladder snails.
     
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    Ash000

    Ash000New MemberMember

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    Thanks so much for all your help! I think I'll keep them as I've been thinking to add a couple of snails for cleaning.
     
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    "A couple of snails..."

    That's so cute. :)
     
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