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Identify tiny white crustacean?

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These are super tiny little white spiral looking shells attached to the wood. On the driftwood is the only place I'm seeing them.
Any idea what they might be?
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Do you have nerite snails? Those look like their eggs.
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Definitely nerite eggs. They lay them everywhere and they are annoying to remove. I won't keep the females in a tank anymore for this reason.
 

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Thank you for the responses. I do have nerite snails. Now to research how to sex nerite snails so I can remove the culprit. :)
It's super hard to do. At a minimum you need a magnifier. Something to do with an eye fold or some such.

What I do is put one in the tank and see if any eggs show up. If they do, remove. If not leave it. Takes like 4 months to be sure.
 
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