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what kind of snail is this

[/QUOTE]What kind of snail is this. Will they eat holes in plants. How can I get rid of them. They are appearing from nowhere. Multiply easy too fast.

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Looks like a pond snail. They multiply very fast if you over feed. They lay eggs and do so quickly. Only luck I had with them was yoyo loaches. They are great for algae. If u can avoid overfeeding their population won't explode. They have never put a hole in any of my plants. They are great at cleaning debris off larger leaves like anubias and bacopa without damaging the leaf in my experience.

If in doubt, add more plants!

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