Aquarium Forum

  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. Default Loaches and snails

    0 Not allowed!
    I have a snail issue. Who doesn't, right?
    I have given up on shrimp in this tank. The guppies think that they are just too darned tastey. Fine.
    So, now, I am open to critters that feast on snails. I am probably going to pick up some yoyo loaches tonight.

    Is there any suggestions for other loach types? Do all loaches eat snails? What about weather or golden dojo loaches? They look kinda cool.


  2. #2

    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    methuen ma usa

    Awards Showcase

    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - genocidex 


    0 Not allowed!
    Depends on ur current stock and set up. But gouramis are known to feast on snails just not hunt them as much as loaches. Clown loaches love snails and do a great job ridding a tank, tho they do require loads of space

    Ever think of snail traps instead of a fish?

    Or better yet, get down to why you have snails in the first place?
    Last edited by genocidex; 03-07-2013 at 05:04 PM.
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

  3. Default

    0 Not allowed!
    tried several types of snail trap configs. Not much luck. So many plants, they just don't even seem to notice the bait.
    Do all loaches require sand, or are some fine with normal aqaurium gravel?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts