MTS...yes or no?
I apologize if this is covered elsewhere in this forum but I'm wondering what the current thought is on this subject.
All three of my aquariums have a little algae in them. I don't mind scrubbing glass during water changes, but cleaning the artificial plants in my two smaller aquariums is something I'd just rather not do every week.
While my 50g/planted has a sand substrate, I kind of like the idea of having these snails aerating it nightly so I don't have to do it manually.
I realize that adding Malaysian Trumpet Snails would require a fair amount of culling once they begin to reproduce and, according to wiki, they can be intermediate hosts to (human) parasitical liver flukes (um...eww). I would be interested in learning from those who have introduced them to their aquariums.
Is it worth it?
5g hex desktop with The Dude, a crowntail betta;
16g bowfront with 3 ADFs and 6 danios;
50g with 20 neons, 5 hatchets, 5 julii corys, 6 ghost shrimp, and one dwarf gourami;
and Mika the She-Wolf, a Siberian Husky