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Caresheet: Malaysian Trumpet Snails

Malaysian trumpet snails are seen by many aquarists as ‘pest’ snails. While they do reproduce quickly, they are also great detritus feeders and help prevent compaction of your substrate by burrowing through it. Keep reading for more information about Malaysian trumpet snail care, how…

July 3, 2016
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Breeding aquarium snails

To most aquarists, purposely breeding snails sounds a bit silly. After all, they are considered an annoying pest by most of us! However, to this day, the dwarf puffer caresheet remains one of the most popular posts on Aquariadise. Freshwater and brackish puffer fish…

March 22, 2015
Malaysian trumpet snails are one of the species that can completely overrun an aquarium.
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Removing snails from your aquarium

Like many other aquarists, I’m a big fan of some species of aquarium snails. They can make a helpful cleaning crew and some are very interesting to watch.¬†However, this unfortunately does not apply to all aquarium snail varieties. We all know the scenario; it…

July 30, 2014