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Old 08-18-2006, 11:53 PM   #1
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tiny snail id?

so i reciently found a bunch of these tiny snails. i counted about 30-40 mostly on the sand. but also on the glass, rock, zoos.

discription: they are brownish/white in color some darker than others. the shell is long in shape, looks like the shells the small hermit crabs are in. the "foot" is white with two small "anteni"

they look like tiny snails basicly. i have not seen any snail eggs, nor do i know what snail eggs look like

sorry the pics are terible...they things are about 1-2mm in size. and i cant get a good pic.

so are these just snail babies or harmfull hichhikers that need to be removed.

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Old 08-19-2006, 12:04 AM   #2
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Gosh, the pics are so tiny, it's hard to tell. They could be baby cerith snails. If so, they are a good addition to the tank.
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Do they disapear in the sand?
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no they look like they are cleaning the sand and glass.

they are definetly in the snail catagory....
they vary in color from white to black
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Something like this? http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...fm?pCatId=1159
They come in a variety of colors.
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Do they have a little snorkel lookin thing coming out of the front of them?
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