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sand sifters?

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Are there any animals/inverts that can be added to planted tanks that will achieve a similar function as earthworms in an terestrial garden? Are there any critters that will keep a substrate from compacting without disturbing roots or causing problems?

I was looking at trumpet snails which I plan on adding to my tank, and had the idea for freshwater clams. Pros, Cons, other ideas?
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MTS are a nice addition to a tank. They dont eat your plants unless they are starved but anything would in that situation. There is a columbian version of these little guys which will terrorize your tank so be careful when getting them. They reproduce very quickly also.
Horseface loaches

Tom Barr
Cory cats. There great for stiring up substrate and work very well in groups.
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