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post #6 of (permalink) Old 11-21-2020, 02:41 PM
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cory cats will eat them

Originally Posted by en7jos View Post
Problem with crushing them is that it leaves a lot of dead bodies decomposing in the tank, and hence a potential spike in ammonia that may harm your other livestock.

Maybe try leaving bait (lettuce leaves?) in the tank overnight and remove the leaves + attached snails in the morning?
If you have Cory Cats, they will gladly eat the smashed snails.

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