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Old 02-01-2012, 09:38 PM   #1
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Weird Mystery Snails

Came home to my mystery snails like this. Are they mating?
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No, they are just doing their taxes.

OK, in all seriousness, yes they are mating. The female will likely lay an egg cluster up above the water line of the tank.
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No, they are just doing their taxes.

OK, in all seriousness, yes they are mating. The female will likely lay an egg cluster up above the water line of the tank.
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Haha great. Tax season is coming up so I'm glad they're doing it ahead of time!

I'll lower the water for babies.
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You shouldn't need to lower the water. They can crawl up on the lid and lay them there too. But, it depends on how much room your tank has I guess! The eggs need to be moist from humidity, but not actually get wet. Hopefully you will get some tiny snail babies! Sometimes they will lay infertile eggs, but since you have actually seen them mate, these eggs should be ok hopefully.
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