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Old 10-03-2012, 09:27 AM   #1
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ID help on this snail please!


Must have come in from the crypts I got recently from my fav local aquarium store.. Yesterday was the first time I've ever seen it. Any ideas on who this guy is?

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Old 10-03-2012, 12:13 PM   #2
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Leopard ramshorn
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Leopard? I'll have to Google that. Lol. Smiley face means he's a good snail?

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Leopard is the same as any other ramshorn, it just means it has a leopard pattern that may fade out over time. Great cleaners though so not a bad one to have.
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Yes, not as pesty as pond snails or mini-ramshorns, at least in my book.
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:22 PM   #6
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Handsome!
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unknown to most, blue ramshorns tend to have a leopard and brownish coloring until maturity
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My blues always had a clear shell with leopard pattern, until the shell became opaque.
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unknown to most, blue ramshorns tend to have a leopard and brownish coloring until maturity
Oh how exciting!

I have 3 leopards that hitchhiked in!

They are now brown footed.
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My blues always had a clear shell with leopard pattern, until the shell became opaque.
If I have leopard with reds, what might their offspring be like?
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Almost anything since they are not purebred.
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