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Here are a few steps you might want to take to ensure you wont get the snail problems again in the future.
They don kill fish, they don eat healthy plants (some eat dying plants but that your fault not the snail They only have population explosions when you were over feeding and not doing water changes like you should be.
They are eating excess food and fish poop. Stop feeding so much, and start doing water changes and most of the should naturally die off. The few who remain are considered good clean up crew.
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Here are some ways if you want a quick fix
Manual put a blanched cabbage leaf or a cucumber slice. The snails would have gathered on it and can be removed next day. Repeat till numbers come down.
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