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Snail Eggs!!! Now what?????
Old 10-19-2009, 01:55 PM   #41
 
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Old 10-19-2009, 02:50 PM   #42
 
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maybe it just had the spermataphore in the spermatheca when i moved it or the gestation period had already started
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Old 11-02-2009, 09:12 PM   #43
 
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Assassin snails will fix a snail problem 8)
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Old 11-03-2009, 10:32 AM   #44
 
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then wouldnt i have an assassin snail problem?
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Old 11-04-2009, 12:48 AM   #45
 
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LMAO! I've seen a lot of people regretting introducing assassin snails in their tanks once they got rid of the "pest" snails. They were hoping to keep some other desirable snails in the same tanks but once the assassin snails start laying eggs by hundreds, there's no stopping a few dozens hatching and then remained buried until a few months later popping out as adults and attacking other snails.
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Old 11-04-2009, 12:51 AM   #46
 
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there will have been another snail in the tank for it to happen or it will have had pre fertilised eggs.
Actually this is correct. I studied an abstract that experimented the reproduction process of Lymnaea stagnalis. They do sperm exchange in order for them to generate fertile eggs. I rescued a lone L. stagnalis (Oh, I know I am weird and sad.) and he never left me a few babies just when I needed more snails for my assassin snails before he passed away.
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Old 11-04-2009, 08:29 AM   #47
 
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aaaw i sorry Lupin :(
while you're here! I has a question
one of my snailies has like gray on half his shell
it looks like its dry or dead or something

also should the babies have spotted shells?
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:05 PM   #48
 
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Any photos of their shells?
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Old 11-05-2009, 09:58 AM   #49
 
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of the babies?
they should be ramshorn snails like the adults i unno maybe they need to be older before their shell is all brown
as for the other one i tried to take a pic but my camera doesnt take good close up pics and they are always blurry :(
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Old 11-05-2009, 05:59 PM   #50
 
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I think the dry portion you are looking for is decalcification due to acidic water. High nitrate can drop the pH a bit especially if your hardness levels are very low thus the shell suffers erosion or pitting.
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