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post #16 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-16-2013, 01:59 AM
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I like snails too.. but I have seen dwarf chain loaches tear em up... they are good in groups and very fun to watch
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post #17 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-16-2013, 03:41 AM
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The assassins do multiply but not nearly as fast as the other snails you are used to. My personal opinion they look cool, add a nice black/yellow colour to the tank, and IF you are really concerned about them over populating you can remove the baby assassins pretty easily.
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post #18 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-16-2013, 01:11 PM
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How about zebra loaches? They stay pretty small. I believe they max out around 4 inches.
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So many good options. I think I may go to assassin snail route to allow myself the ability to put more fish in. Since it seems a small has a lower bio load then a fish.

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post #20 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-16-2013, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by hpt84 View Post
How about zebra loaches? They stay pretty small. I believe they max out around 4 inches.
Do you mean the dwarf zebra hovering loaches? They stay under 2 inches as adult, I'm looking to get some for a smaller tank I have since they stay short.
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