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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-10-2011, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
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Can you identify these eggs?

I assume these are some sort of eggs. They just appeared the other day. I would assume they belong to one of my nerite snails, but some of them seem to be in spots that the snails could never fit in, but I could be wrong.

If you think they are fish eggs, I can post a list of the types of fish I have.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-10-2011, 08:54 PM
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-10-2011, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! That's what I thought, but just wanted to be sure.

I would have thought that one of my Peacock Gudgeons would have chowed down on them by now since they eat the pond snail eggs.
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Nerite eggs are hard, similar to a dry grain of rice.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-10-2011, 10:17 PM
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The look kinda big for nerite eggs to me, but hard to get a good idea of the actual size from the pic.
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