Small snails eating my macroalgea

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  1. FDB

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    Hi all.
    I notice small little snails and white goggas (too small to see what they are) eating my macroalgea (i think it is sea leattuce.. http://www.arkive.org/sea-lettuce/ulva-lactua/ ) on my newly aquired live rock.

    How do i get rid of them?
    I have a whole small tank dedicated to my new live rock with the plants on it.. No use snails polishing the plants..
    :-(

    I can take the rock out and try and catch them all with tweasers, but geeez... Is there a fish that will eat small snails (about 1mm in diameter)

    Heeelp!
     
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    What coloration are the snails, FDB? And what are the shapes of the snails' shells?
     
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    FDB

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    The snails seem to be a creamish color, and they have spiral shells.
    I'm trying to id them via google, but eish!
    Thier shells look like miniture versions of this:

    23834b06392798068.jpg

    I'm thinking of bathing the rock in 32degree water, but that would kill the small SPS's on it too?
     

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