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Thread: Snails and Loaches
05-08-2012, 12:00 PM #1Member Molly
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Snails and Loaches
I have recently noticed a few snails in my 30 gal, i am pulling out about 3 a day. I have shrimp, tetras, guppies and dwarf gouramis in the tank, could I add a Yo-Yo loach. Will the loach eradicate all of the snails or just keep their numbers under control.
05-08-2012, 12:07 PM #2
It would eat the snails. Don't know how fast, but most likely it will eventually get them all. It probably will go after your shrimp too.
05-08-2012, 07:38 PM #3
yoyo, or ay kind of loach, needs to be in school. the only loach i can see that can be in your tank are the kuhlis. I would recommend assassin snails if you would prefer someone(something..) eating your snails rather than you taking them out.
oh, and you said, gouramis? if you have more than one, i will rehome the other if i were you, they will just fight in that tank.Da name's Paul. Not Dave. ROFL
Learn to give and take. That's how things should always work.
05-08-2012, 10:57 PM #4
I can vouch for assassin snails. They are very good at keeping pest snails under control. They're interesting to watch when active too and don't eat up all your plants.