Snail for my pico.

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  1. Dirkie

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    Hi guys I have pico about 7L , I need a snail or something to clean the algae of the live rock because of the size of the tank I am very limited to the size of the snail. Can anyone please give me suggestions on some species that will work for my tank? My thread is in the pico category go check it out.
     
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    Small turbo snail,Which will eventually get too big then just swap it for a smaller one..
     
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    I was thinking of doing that ... But ain't there a small snail species that stays small?
     
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    stomatella snail dont get too big... problem is they only work at night
     
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    Nerita snails, on that tank, maybe 2.
    They are local and all over the rock pools in Natal.
     
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    im in pta and im not going to the coast any time soon :(
     
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    Hi I have a small snail for you if you want ImageUploadedByTapatalk1369065415.846814.jpg

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    what snails are they? algae munchers?
     
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    Nope, that is a Muricidea
    A predator of other snails
     
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    Just found that out @RiaanP and @Dirkie.So thats a no go..
     
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