4 Ways to Control Snail Population Disinfect Plants: Rinse all new aquarium plants and treat them with aquarium snail treatment prior to introduction. Add Snail Eaters: Some fish eat snails, such as botia loaches and blowfish, but they are not suitable for all aquariums.
How do you control aquatic snails?
Other ways to get rid of snails are by placing a specially made trap, a pill of fish bait under an inverted saucer, or a well-washed lettuce leaf in an aquarium. Includes catching snails by either removing with.
What if there are too many snails in the aquarium?
When you feed on lettuce leaves, snails flock. Place the lettuce in a small glass jar, fill it with water from the aquarium, and submerge it in the bottom of the tank overnight. The jar is full of snails. Remove them in the morning. Repeat every night until most snails are gone.