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Old 05-18-2004, 07:29 PM   #1
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are turbo-snails asexual?

My snails were doing something funky earlier... are they sexual or asexual? I've already had 1 baby snail in my tank but my purple friedman ate it... grrrr... anyways, I was wondering if this "funkyness" they were up to might have been mating. Maybe I'll start my own "Hot Snail on Snail Action!" website...

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Old 05-18-2004, 07:32 PM   #2
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Snails are very, very sexual

Youll soon find out when you see hundreds of snails all over the place.

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Old 05-18-2004, 11:56 PM   #3
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Sexual, by releasing thousands of gametes into the water column. They rarely produce anything, but are good food for filter feeders.
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