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Snail Eggs!!! Now what?????
Old 09-17-2009, 10:30 PM   #21
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They're most likely snail eggs. I put 6 ramshorn snails in a TINY beta tank about a week and a half ago and already there are eggs on the walls!

It's up to you to keep them or not, I personally don't care about snails. In fact right now I want more to feed to my dwarf puffer! They won't really harm you're tank, in fact they may clean it a bit :)
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:51 PM   #22
 
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yeah i have four ramshorns right now and three egg clusters

how long do they take to hatch?
are there any signs that they are close to hatching?
how long do they take to get big enough to give out to people?
how would i ship them to people? [like you MXS] since i dont really need them for food. i use them as cleaners.
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Old 09-18-2009, 05:48 PM   #23
 
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i found a fourth cluster on a plant :P they're gunna be all over the place

also do Ramshorn shails "mate?"
one snail is like stuck to another snail. the bigger snail is just trudgin around the tank noming like it normally would but the other one is like curled up outside of it's shell and stuck to the bigger one?

EDIT:
found another cluster in my fry tank XD
so im up to five clusters of snails

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Old 09-18-2009, 06:40 PM   #24
 
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To be honest, I don't pay a lot of attention to my ramshorns. The eggs probably hatch within a week. I would guess that within a few weeks time, they are big enough to be shipped.

Although they do not need a mate to breed, I think they still mate.

I ship mine priority mail in breather bags with some moss and a little water. A bag from the fish store would work. Some people just wrap the snails in wet paper towels and place in a sandwich bag.
You need to keep in mind where they are being shipped and what the climate is like. Hot, you need to add an ice pack, cold weather you will need a heat pack.

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Old 09-18-2009, 08:31 PM   #25
 
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thanks Twister's Mom ill keep that in mind :)
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Old 09-18-2009, 09:10 PM   #26
 
dont do it man! dont do it! i saw a tank covered in maybe 300 snails once in petsmart and it wasnt pretty
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Old 09-18-2009, 09:12 PM   #27
 
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well so far i have five clusters
1 in a 1 gal and 4 in my 5 gal
the cluster i have in my 1 gal i was able to count there are 22 eggs

so lets say an average of 22 eggs my 5gal tank will have probably around 40-50 snails D:
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Old 09-18-2009, 10:41 PM   #28
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yeah i have four ramshorns right now and three egg clusters

how long do they take to hatch?
are there any signs that they are close to hatching?
how long do they take to get big enough to give out to people?
how would i ship them to people? [like you MXS] since i dont really need them for food. i use them as cleaners.

1. I think they take about 12 days to hatch.
2. not that I know of
3. probably not too long
4. google it
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Old 09-19-2009, 12:57 AM   #29
 
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well some of them have white/yellow dots in them and some are clear
are the white/yellow dotted ones failed eggs?
i jus figured they were close to hatching

12 days? i think its been about 3 since i found the first cluster i still have some time!
i shall google it when it becomes time and ill give some out to th epeopl ehere on the forum :)
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Old 09-19-2009, 10:23 AM   #30
 
I wouldn't worry about them overpopulating your tank if there are dojos in it. I have a couple varieties of pond snails in a 55 gallon community and none of them are over running the tank, probably because I have 2 dojos in there. Don't worry about it.
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