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subterranean Spixi snails

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OK, something weird is going on here...
my adult Spixi is digging in the gravel :eek5:
I never noticed this behavior in any snails*.

so today I did an inventory of my 7 adult
Spixi's, and found 4 of them completely
buried in my gravel about a CM down.
they were isolated, and not attached
to anything in particular, with their
pop top lids tightly shut. when I took
them out of "hibernation" they opened
up and explored as usual.

what the heck is going on?!

*accept MTS, obviously...
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snails molt?

according to this, its normal and they are nocturnal
thank you for sharing that Very helpful link.
I guess I was surprised by this normal burying
behavior, since I've had them 2 Months and this
is the first time I notice them doing it on mass.
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