what kind of snail is this?

Discussion in 'Snails' started by cheesepuff, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. cheesepuffWell Known MemberMember

    I got for free at petco. They are only a few millimeters in diameter, so the photos are not so great. Sorry in advance for that.

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  2. KasyeValued MemberMember

    Looks like a bladder snail to me.
  3. cheesepuffWell Known MemberMember

    looks like it!

    so...do they make good aquarium pets?
  4. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    I think they are more of a pest than anything.

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  5. cheesepuffWell Known MemberMember

    uh oh...

    turns out they take over aquariums rather quick. I better move them to my aux tank
  6. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    Or just get rid of them, they'll take over that tank too lol

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  7. Bijou88Well Known MemberMember

    They don't breed as quickly if there isn't much food fwiw.

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  8. cheesepuffWell Known MemberMember

    the aux tank is nothing but water. Nothing else is in there. I'm curious to see what they grow into. maybe I'll get an assassin snail to feed off of them.
  9. KasyeValued MemberMember

    If you don't overfeed, they shouldn't be much of a problem! I have some in one of my tanks and they're not a problem at all.