Snail ID please

LondonDragon

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Hi guys,

I have these snails growing in my tank and I have no idea where they came from, must have been on some of the plants or mossses I got off some forum members, can someone ID them for me?







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the one in the middle photo looks like a pretty cool snail! i think pond snails eat aquatic plants although i could be wrong... but i do know they breed like crazy if you give them the chance to.
 

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Which ever they are I have them in my nano and I personally find them really useful, I had 3, one inch long ones clear my nano of GSA in a matter of days.
I've not noticed any damage to any of the plants, except for the spiky moss though I suspect this is otto's rather than the snails.
 

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Thanks for the feedback everyone, whatever they are I will let them be and see how they develop, otherwise I will have have to hand pick a few when they get over crowding ;) cheers
 

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pond / bladder snails. no they dont eat live plants just dead or decaying, and can get o ut of control easy if over feeding.
 
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