Sometimes you have a problem only an assassin can solve. Or maybe a whole group of assassins. I have such a problem… an infestation of small snails in my aquarium.
I should probably introduce my aquarium since I don’t think I have done so on my blog before. I’m really more of a cat and dog person (especially cats, lower maintenance) but my wife has since discovered she is… not. So a couple years ago we got a small 10 gallon fish tank which we put upstairs in our kitchen. I populated the tank with species of fish that I had read were difficult to kill; Zebra Danios, Blackskirt Tetras, Corydoras catfish, and Otocinclus catfish for controlling algae. The tank was a hit with the kids and I enjoyed having the extra activity in the kitchen. Eventually, due to the lack of cats and dogs, Heather agreed to let me spend a portion of our tax return on (more…)