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post #1 of 7 Old 03-14-2011, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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hi i just inherited this snail with a tank i just bought ,i believe it to be a apple snail after looking at pics on the net but i could be wrong.it also seems there were two as there is a empty snail shell aswell ass lots of babies..please help me name him/her thanx
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-14-2011, 05:27 PM
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its a zebra nerite snail. they are only supposed to be able to breed in brackish water.
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post #3 of 7 Old 03-14-2011, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
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thanks alot ...
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post #4 of 7 Old 03-14-2011, 06:58 PM
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How big are they? The only thing that does not fit the nerite ID is babies. They could also be pond snail but I have seen striped ones like that.
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post #5 of 7 Old 03-14-2011, 07:06 PM Thread Starter
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the babies are tiny ,to small to see what they are really ,but they seem to be a light brown and a different shape from the adult 1..more pointed and twisty ,but cant be sure as they are minute .the adult is 1and half cm max...
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post #6 of 7 Old 03-14-2011, 07:54 PM
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I'm thinking the little ones are pond snails and the big one is a nerite.
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