Originally Posted by 2sweetladyz
Yes, definitely a bladder snail. You can tell these from pond snails by the clear looking shell with yellow spots and the direction of the spiral of the shell. A single snail hitchhiked into my tank and I now have tons. They don't bother me and don't eat my live plants so I let them stay. In return they keep my betta tank and my shrimp tank fairly spotless. My betta fish eats some of the babies and eggs which helps keep from having a full blown explosion in his small tank.
Yup, this is true. Many people don’t like them but don’t assume you *have* to get rid of them. If you don’t mind them and don’t overfeed they can be useful creatures to have around.