I bought some fish from a pet store and a few weeks later I noticed that there were a few snails in my tank and now it has been 2 months since I bought them home and there are a lot more then what I had before. My question is, what type of snails are they? Below is a picture of one of my snails.

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  • This might be a better fit for SE biology. They have species identification tag.
    – ck1987pd
    Jan 5 at 0:01
  • if you want to remove the ramshorn snails or other types of freshwater snails this is the solution en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anentome_helena they move fast and multiply slowly so they will never be a problem in your tank,when they run out of prey they will eat regular fish food. Jan 6 at 7:01

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Ramshorn; usually darker shades of brown and red.

  • Thank you very much! I have had ramshorn snails before and the ones I have now don't look like them. Jan 5 at 22:17

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