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Thread: snail 911 help maybe??
10-15-2012, 08:58 PM #1
snail 911 help maybe??
i dont know if mystery snails mate, i thought all snails were A-sexual, this is the photo, i touched them they broke and one kind floated mid air, they finally sunk and are doing it again. does it want its shell, one seems to be invading the other why the other is crawling away, as i write this Amber(gf) had to break them up again.. I dont know if i am reading to much but it doesnt look like a mutual thing lol??
10-15-2012, 09:02 PM #2
It is a perfectly natural thing. They are mating. I doubt they are pleased that you keep interrupting them.
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10-15-2012, 09:09 PM #3
0Originally Posted by KingFisher
haha, well i guess i have always had males, this 100% new to me guess i gotta tell em sorry
wait, will my fish eat the babies, dear lord i dont want 100s of them
10-15-2012, 09:19 PM #4
mystery snails lay a clutch of eggs (a large lumpy mass) somewhere in a humid but above-the-waterline spot. If you don't want them reproducing, simply remove the clutch when you find it.300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras, new world cichlids
75 gallon community tank: bolivian rams, black skirt tetras, danios, bronze corys, harlequin rasboras, otos, bristlenose and bulldog plecos, assassin snails, various shrimp
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10-15-2012, 09:42 PM #5
thank you both very mutch, i was tabbed over looking at info and havnt that yet, so question solved
10-18-2012, 09:29 PM #6
new question, once in a while one just floats to surface, i keep pushing it back down, then it finally takes cling of somthing, does its snail thing then hour later it floats up again, i dont know exactly which one the female is but i have a good ideal it is the one i am talking about.. Amonia is .50ppm