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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-13-2013, 11:57 PM Thread Starter
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Assassin snail eggs :-)

So I found quite a few assassin snail eggs scattered around the base of my plants today. A few weeks back it looked like 2 of my snails were doing the nasty, and I guess I was right! How long until these little guys hatch, and do they look like their parents when small? I have several empty snail shells (mts) on the bottom of my tank and dont want to get the 2 mixed up.

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all the MTS are going to empty shelled pretty soon if the assassin snails take over. i have them in my tank and they ate my nerites.
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Assassin snails do look like minitures of the parents. I never saw any eggs but saw babies all the time. Tiny. They are awesome.

About the nerites. I thought they had a trap door that protected them from assassins. My assassins devastated what ramshorns i had but never touched my 5 nerites.
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