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Are these snail eggs?

The pic with 2 eggs are above water. The rest are either just below the surface or almost at the bottom. They are everywhere.

I have Nerite snails, Neons, Cloud Minnows and Rummynose Tetras along with 3 Amano Shrimp.

I've been killing 1-3 very small snails everyday. They aren't Ramshorn snails, they're more oval shaped. They don't look big enough to be laying eggs.
 

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WHEW, thank you!

I didn't think they even laid eggs in freshwater. I wish I could take them out and put them in brackish water till they hatched. I just paid a fortune to buy more. LOL

Do you know what the little oval shaped snails are that come on the plants? Sorry, I don't have a pic.
 

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Yep, the pond snail. UUGGGG

I smash everyone I see. I just ordered some Kulli Loaches that are supposed to eat them. I hope they're hungry.
 

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So was researching nerite snail eggs an came across this post and have a question. If they don't hatch how long will the eggs stay around? I have had some on my glass and rocks for a couple months.
 

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Yep, the pond snail. UUGGGG

I smash everyone I see. I just ordered some Kulli Loaches that are supposed to eat them. I hope they're hungry.
Are you sure that kuhli loaches eat snails? I've never heard of this and I have 10 half banded kuhli loaches and a dozen or more of unwanted pond snails. I've be waiting for their population to multiply so I can zucchini or cucumber them out.
 

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Are you sure that kuhli loaches eat snails? I've never heard of this and I have 10 half banded kuhli loaches and a dozen or more of unwanted pond snails. I've be waiting for their population to multiply so I can zucchini or cucumber them out.
I have kuhlis that eat snails, the little guys not the nerites. They don't get them all usually only the dumb ones that go to the bottom of the tank. They wont solve the problem of pest snails but help to keep them in check.

I for one don't have a problem with the snails, the egg cases can get annoying if there are a lot on the glass, but I kinda like em, I also think it's pretty cool looking to have the empty shells mixed in with the substrate.
 
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