Originally Posted by Tetra1990
Ah, the mts. How I loath them, a few is ok but my 29 is overran by them. I have 8 assassins in the tank and they do a good job with the big ones. Every few weeks though I have to strain my sand to keep on top of the population.
We just did the "Great Snail Purge" on our tank, went like this: arm in, picked up snail, squished it and disposed of it. Over and over, got rid of 20+ snails that way. We still have a bunch from the plants that I did not ask for so another purge may be in the future.
We just put a blanched cucumber in the tank tonight to try and draw some of the others out to get rid of. I made my husband do the squishing...
50 Gallon freshwater; 5 Honey Gouramis, 9 Celestial Pearl Danios, Cherry Shrimp, Blue Velvet Shrimp, Malaysian Trumpet Snails