Giant ramshorn snail (Marisa cornuarietis)

Giant ramshorn snail (Marisa cornuarietis) is a large and good-looking snail, very popular among aquarium husbandry fans. In the wild they are inhabits in lakes, rivers, bogs, however it prefers quiet and thickly planted places. Large snail can inhabit in brackish water, but at that it won’t breed.

In some countries giant ramshorn snails are put into the waters on purpose – to get rid of invasive plants, since the snail eagerly feeds on them.

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MTS – Malaysian trumpet snails

Malaysian trumpet snails – MTS (vtuberculata) is a very spread tank snail which is at the same time loved and hated by aquarists.

On the one hand, trumpet snail eats feed leftovers, algae and they perfectly mix tank bottom substrate to prevent it from getting sour. On the other hand, these snails breed to produce a huge number of species and this can become a complete disaster for a tank keeper.

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Assassin snail (Clea helena)

Assassin snail (Clea helena) comes from South-West Asia, it’s often called an killer snail or bumble bee snail. However, it’s scientific name is – Anentome helena or Clea helena. The following name are also rather spread among the aquarists – Anentome Cleo.

So, if your tank has been occupied by ramshorn snail, MTS or Physidae family species, assassin snail – is one of the most popular and efficient ways to get rid of small kinds of tank snails.

assassin snail (Clea helena)

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