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Anybody know what these little things are? They are gradually taking over my tanks! Any help to get rid of them would be great. thanks!



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looks like baby snails to me
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looks like baby snails to me
I've always thought so myself, but I haven't seen one between the looks of that and a snail...so its really confusing me. pff lol
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What Are These CRITTERS?

Kinda hard to tell, are they sucking onto the glass and moving like a snail? I'm sure it's a baby snail in development


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Kinda hard to tell, are they sucking onto the glass and moving like a snail? I'm sure it's a baby snail in development


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yea, they're little round blob of clear membrane with a white dot in the middle. and they glide around on the glass all day long.
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congrats !!!! i would say you have a pest snail.
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congrats !!!! i would say you have a pest snail.
there are like dozens and dozens of them, is what i don't get how the can multiply so fast
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fresh water limpet?
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I realized they're not baby snails. I have snails in the tank too even smaller and clearly can tell the difference. I still don't know what those critters are
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fresh water limpet?
okay, i just looked that up an yes, i think they are limpets. a bunch of em too. gonna try to find a way to get rid of them.
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