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Old 10-23-2003, 08:30 PM   #1
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Can anyone help with id on some snails that have turned up in my tank?
They are very small...about the size of a grain of coral sand. They are creamy white in colour and have a round shell with pale brown stripes on them. They tend to hog the front of the tank around the substrate and on the glass.
Many thanks in anticipation....
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Old 10-23-2003, 09:03 PM   #2
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Google images search for Stomatella

See if those look right, Stomatella varias are very common hitchiker snails, very beneficial and one of the best snails you never paid for
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Thanks Kevin
Looks like I may have some tiny Coloured Stomatellae, their shells have a striped spiral pattern. Will wait to see better when they grow a bit.
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