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Old 02-07-2007, 09:25 PM   #21
 
almost all loaches will eatem. whats in the tank ??
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Old 02-07-2007, 09:27 PM   #22
 
he said it was a 20 gallon with a red tail shark. I wouldnt go with more fish then, maybe keep doing the lettuce method and add some shrimp to compete with the snails food. Also when you see eggs just take them out. may i also as what snail it is, some snails can be good.
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Old 02-07-2007, 09:28 PM   #23
 
then dwarf puffers are outa the question. i would go with loaches there the best and friendly
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Old 02-07-2007, 11:02 PM   #24
 
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the dojo loaches would probably work. I've had them before in my normal freshwater tanks and they'll adjust just fine to the higher temps. I wouldn't go dumping them in with my discus and its 86 degree water but it would do fine in most normal setups. They are interesting little guys and you get that eel-like look with out the eel-like disapearance of little fish in the tank. Mine used to atleast hold a snail population in check which in reality is about the best you can hope for once snails have gotten established in a tank.
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:04 AM   #25
 
snails

They are common water snails. I have a 20 gal freshwater with live plants, 3 White Clouds and a red-tailed shark. Will be adding Long finned Serpae Tetras next week.

Thanks for all suggestions.
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:17 AM   #26
 
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Since I bought my dwarf puffers I wish I actually had a stable population of snails available for them. However the only snails in any of my tanks is a small group of malaysian trumpet snails in my big tank and there isnt enough of them to ensure a readily available source of snails for the old puffos to snack on from time to time.
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Old 02-08-2007, 09:17 PM   #27
 
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well dont get a betta to try to get rid of snails because they have no problem with smails. i have a 1 inch diameter gold mystery snail that i got since my betta tank is kinda of green algae-e (its in direct sunlight) and the betta likes to swim past and brush its fins on him to spook him. the snails name is herbert 8)
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