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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Recently, my wild-caught Olive Nerites have been laying eggs like crazy. I know my tank is freshwater, so how could this be happening? I heard they only reperduce in brackish or salty water. They were acclimated from a brackish marina near where I live, where they have a steady population about...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    So after a night away from home, I returned to find a surprise one of my snails left me at the top of the tank... I kinda want to let them hatch, but I don't really want 50-100 apple snails in my tank. Being a 45g, it would probably be overrun pretty quickly. I do have a spare 20g and a 10g...
  3. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    My snails are, I believe are Ramshorn (Planorbidae) and Bladder Snails (Physidae). I started with 4 snails. They laid eggs, and in a couple months I now have about 30-40 snails. But for the past two months I noticed none of the snails are laying eggs. They seem healthy, the water is clean. I...
  4. Fish
    well? in my tank: rasboras, rummy-nose, ghost shrimp, & pond snails.
  5. General Planted Tank Discussion
    So i have not added any plants or fish to my tank in about 4 months and all of a sudden i have a ton of tiny trumpet snails. Must have hitchiked in somehow, but 4 months for eggs to hatch? Does that sound right? I picked 9 out of my glass scraper alone. My loach is gonna get FAT!
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    That's the best way I can describe this stuff. It's got the consistency of snot. It's clear, except for a few little white speckles in it. I found a dab on my glass the other day. And a little on the leaf of my banana plant. Anyone had this before, know what it is?
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