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Kaizen088

Have a bit of a problem with snails eating the plants in my tank.

I can't eradicate them with Copper and I know Clown Loaches will eat them...

So my question is has anyone kept Clown Loaches with Shrimp?

Will the eat my shrimp?

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JPN07

Yes, they sure will. May be catch much shrimps as you can and put them in the breeding box. Put the clown loaches in the tank, let them have a feast and take the loaches out and put the shrimps back in after.

My loaches ate every single snail in a matter of a few hours in my 4ft planted tank before. Excellent snail solution.

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HamishB

I agree with JPN07 - the loaches will have feast on the snails (and the shrimp if you don't remove them first). I remember introducing some loaches into a tank with dozens of snails and they were all gone very quickly.

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