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Old 01-17-2010, 10:40 AM   #1
 
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so these eggs,or so i think thats what they are....appeared overnight. The look like pink styrofoam beads....the were on the substrate and i picked them up with a card (as you can see my sams club card, lol) and put them into my breeders net. there are still some in the tank but i can get them without damaging them so i left them (only about 10) in the egg layers in the tank are...

3 albino corycats
2 BN plecos (one is still very much a baby)
and a single apple snail
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:50 AM   #2
 
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ok so after doing some google research i have found that they look like applesnail eggs....however it says i need a male AND a female but i only have ONE snail....it also says to keep them moist but not wet. any suggestions?!?!?
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Old 01-17-2010, 11:14 AM   #3
 
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there quite large looking eggs...??????.......maybe there cory eggs.....i would keep some in a breeder net in case there fish eggs and keep some damp in case there snail eggs ...good luck ....:):):)
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Old 01-17-2010, 11:43 AM   #4
 
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lol...thank you!!
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Old 01-17-2010, 12:21 PM   #5
 
omg thats so cool i wouldnt sleep until i found out what they were! its a big mystery.but i think they r cory eggs. that is so wierd! plecos r hard to breed and the one u said was still a baby which means they cant breed. what is an applesnail?
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Old 01-17-2010, 02:30 PM   #6
 
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my avatar is of my applesnail
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:42 PM   #7
 
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They're apple snail eggs. Did you find them all in a clump up by the waterline? I also had an applesnail who laid eggs a couple times and she was the only snail in the tank. They can hold the sperm for quite a long time before they lay them (kind of like guppies do).
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:58 PM   #8
 
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that were in a clump but at the bottom of the tank...they either fell off or the other fish knocked them off. You ever have anyluck hatching them??
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:34 PM   #9
 
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No, mine never hatched. The first batch were laid just above the waterline. The second batch also were above the waterline but fell off like yours did. They need to be kept moist but not under water or the embryos will drown. Here's a link to some info about them. Near the bottom of the page is info on reproduction and eggs.
How to take care of apple snails: food, housing and breeding.
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Old 01-17-2010, 07:52 PM   #10
 
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thanks for the info!!
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