How To Get Rid Of Snails In Your Aquarium

Pond Snails, Rams Horn Snails and Trumpet Snails can quickly reproduce. Some snails, such as the Mystery Snail and Nerite Snail, are nice additions to aquariums. They do not multiply. There are things you can do to keep them at bay. Most snails don't need a mate to reproduce. All it takes is one stray snail or a few eggs, and you have a resident snail population in your tank. As grown snails or packets of eggs, Snails usually get on plants in the tank. (max _bytes(150000):strip_icc()/removing-aquarium-snails-1381275_color02-52aeb009c046470b9bff9a1c3858cb84. jpg (image) Snails are lured out by simply attaching a lettuce leaf to the glass before they go to bed. You won't eliminate every snail this way, but you can keep their numbers under control. Another option is to put snail-eating fish in your aquarium.

Illustration of ways to remove snails from aquariums

The best way to avoid snail problems is to never let them in the aquarium in the first place. Bleach kills snails and eggs. Having a few snails in an aquarium isn't necessarily a bad thing. They eat algae and eliminate food that isn't eaten by the fish. . .

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