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I dont nessecarily want a snail eater, allthough it wouldnt sadden me if they died, but Im really looking for more of a snail egg eater. Are either the Kuhli Loach or Chain Loach a good choice? Im looking for a small loach since they need a buddy or two and I dont want to take up too much space in my tank. Also, will cories eat snail eggs? Ive never kept them but I hear they are great scavengers, and I also hear they prefer vegetable matter, so that wouldnt help in the slightest as I have a lot of vegetarians already. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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Im not sure if they will go for eggs or not. Im sure they might, Iv seen my peacock bass go for a batch of eggs but spit them back out. Regardless they will eat the snails preventing eggs in the first place. I would get the chain loach due to small size and they look sweet.

As for cories, I have not seen mine eat snail eggs. I don't think they will. They are mostly for rooting around and grabbing the excess flake/pellets that settles on the gravel. I feed mine this cool sinking pellet called "cory crumbles". My cardinals and pencils love it to.
 

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Definitely Chain loach. Mine are small and very, very active.

I don't think Khuli loaches are snail eaters but I could be wrong. I've kept Khuli's in the past and they tend to hide a lot.

I've also kept an assortment of Corys and I have never seen them eat snail eggs.
 
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