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  1. Default What the heck...


    0 Not allowed!
    Was about to clean out the 1 filter on my small species tank (I haven't touched this one in several months) and I discovered what I believe is either an all-knowing, god-like brain watching over my fish, or, a sac of eggs. I've never seen a sac this massive before lol, it's bigger than the biggest snail in there!? Over 2"!
    Which I would assume is a type of snail eggs because of it's location.

    but here is what made me post on here..

    I felt it.. rock hard.. so I thought it's been there for awhile. Maybe I had the water level maxed out at some point in the past, so they were laid at the water surface, but later dried when I lowered the water.
    I broke it off, it fell in the water and floated.. so I picked it up to look at it closer, and within seconds, wherever I touched it the skin started to sting, almost like a burning/pricking feeling!??! I was like OWw mother****** what the??
    It actually made the hair on my neck stand up.

    Am I wrong in assuming it's eggs, not some crazy fungus growing on my filter?
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    Last edited by DeadSulphurhead; 03-24-2012 at 01:33 AM.

  2. #2

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    A lovely red rose for you to enjoy ... - mermaidwannabe for the help - smaug Happy Father's Day! - Aminax awesome tank in TOTM - Lady Hobbs Good guess! - Lab_Rat 
    To match your Super speed LOL - 850R Cool contest! - Wild Turkey Great shrimp advice - Wild Turkey You have the patience of a rock - Aeonflame Happy 5th Anniversary - Aminax 
    Thanks! - Scrup hmm i dont this its the right species... but merry xmas XD - genocidex Merry Christmas! I blub you! - Aminax I love following your informative and well designed threads. I hope these loaches get huge for you! - Sandz Happy 30th birthday! - Aminax 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks for you help! Cheers! - koaladarshana Happy Birthday Bud. Cheers! - Strider199 Merry Xmas! Ill drink to that! - Sandz Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime 
    Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - Brhino 

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    0 Not allowed!
    it's an apple/mystery snail clutch. They lay them above the waterline. They require good humidity (but not submersion) to hatch.
    300 gallon mega tank: build in progress
    75 gallon community tank: tetras, danios, corys, platies, otos, pearl gouramis, bristlenose pleco, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    70 gallon growout tank: clown loaches, sailfin pleco
    60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish
    29 gallon frog tank: 1 bullfrog
    10 gallon and 5.5 gallon betta tanks: 1 male betta each, sometimes snails

  3. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Forgot I even had one in there like 3 months ago lol he would have been my first suspect. Took him out for being too venturous. I feel dumb now, thanks though.

  4. #4

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    Nice going Brhino.......I had no idea what it was but knew only it was eggs.

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    0 Not allowed!
    As for the feeling on my hands, is that normal, or am I allergic or something!? (Only known allergy is bee venom, which is decreasing)

  6. #6

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    A lovely red rose for you to enjoy ... - mermaidwannabe for the help - smaug Happy Father's Day! - Aminax awesome tank in TOTM - Lady Hobbs Good guess! - Lab_Rat 
    To match your Super speed LOL - 850R Cool contest! - Wild Turkey Great shrimp advice - Wild Turkey You have the patience of a rock - Aeonflame Happy 5th Anniversary - Aminax 
    Thanks! - Scrup hmm i dont this its the right species... but merry xmas XD - genocidex Merry Christmas! I blub you! - Aminax I love following your informative and well designed threads. I hope these loaches get huge for you! - Sandz Happy 30th birthday! - Aminax 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks for you help! Cheers! - koaladarshana Happy Birthday Bud. Cheers! - Strider199 Merry Xmas! Ill drink to that! - Sandz Happy New Year! - jeffs99dime 
    Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - Brhino 

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    0 Not allowed!
    never heard of anyone having an allergic reaction - no idea. I handled a clutch once and had no such reaction.
    300 gallon mega tank: build in progress
    75 gallon community tank: tetras, danios, corys, platies, otos, pearl gouramis, bristlenose pleco, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    70 gallon growout tank: clown loaches, sailfin pleco
    60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish
    29 gallon frog tank: 1 bullfrog
    10 gallon and 5.5 gallon betta tanks: 1 male betta each, sometimes snails

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