08-22-2010, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by aunt kymmie
I would think that the snails would easily consume any eggs they came across. I was reading where the eggs of a pregnant female shrimp are firmly attached, held together with a slime/mucus/glue-like substance. This "glue" also attaches to the females undercarriage. How/why does a female decide to drop her eggs?? I wonder...
I am thinking the same thing. The only thing I can think of ,because I saw it happen once, was they like to hang out on my sponge filter and the eggs must have been pulled from the belly...so I turned it off and later saw she had picked them up again. (not unless I saw another preg RCS) Now I have 2 loads of babies laying on my substrate. I guess I will turn down my filter and see if there are any changes.