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brent3369
12-25-2006, 03:18 PM
I just got 4 trapdoor snails. To my surprise I have 3 baby snails this morning:19: . How long does it take for the baby snails to grow to mating size? Also, how many babies would they have on average?

jeffs99dime
12-27-2006, 09:38 AM
this should help ya out-- http://www.fishpondinfo.com/snail2.htm#trap

brent3369
12-27-2006, 02:47 PM
Thanx for the info. I now have 7 babiesthumbs2: . I took out 6 so the fantails don't eat them, but will leave any others in the tank to see if the fantails will actually kill them.

jeffs99dime
12-27-2006, 10:45 PM
not a problem. that's what we are all here for!!!thumbs2:

brent3369
03-31-2007, 04:10 AM
I had asked a question about how long the snail's gestation is on a forum somewhere, don't think it was this one. I have more new snails, so, since the last batch was at Xmas, I will assume their gestation period is 3 months. Just an FYI.