What Kind Of Snail Is This?

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Hello! This is my first time posting in this forum. I have a cycled 16L tank and recently bought a new java fern plant for my aquarium, and after a few days noticed that a snail has hitched along! Can anyone help me identify what kind of snail this is? I have looked at the various photos posted here, and it seems like a mystery snail? Can someone confirm?

It's been living in my tank with 1 betta for about 20 days now and it has not layed any eggs. It wanders around pretty fast almost everywhere and has grown bigger since I first noticed it, but it is still very very small, probably about 1cm in length. Here is a photo:


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Thanks for helping to identify him! At the moment, it hasn't reproduced, but wondering should I take it out?
Eh, I had them when I had a 10g and I still have some in some of my scud tanks. I never had an issue with them, nor cared, personally. It will reproduce; they can reproduce with just one. If you'd rather avoid having a bunch of snails, you can maybe make him a little tank of his own? Kritter Keepers and similar containers make good bladder snail tanks. My 1 gallon container sustains 6 bladder snails and a bunch of scuds with no issues.
 
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Wow, okay, thanks for the advice! For now I guess I will monitor to see if there it reproduces and then move them if the numbers increase.
 
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I've been observing the tank for those... so far nothing. I'm actually excited to have more! haha it can help clean my other tank. I just have to make sure I don't overfeed the fish so that snail numbers don't explode right?
 
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