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  1. Default Baby snail discovery


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    I have two mystery snails. One died last night but I was looking at my plant and noticed what I thought was an egg (sooo tiny) went to get my camera and came back and the "egg" had moved a little bit . maybe I need glasses but I've discovered it's a snail! I want to keep this snail alive, however it has been born into an agressive environment with a large crayfish And stands no chance.

    What do I do?
    Can I moved the snail into a smaller community or will it die if I disturb it? I don't know anything about this at all

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    you could move it, it'd probably do fine. Snails are pretty hardy.

    I question whether this is a mystery snail baby though. Mystery snails reproduce by laying a large, hard clutch of eggs above the water line - it's pretty hard to miss. If you haven't seen that, then your mystery snails didn't spawn.
    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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    That's what I thought too , I keep a close eye on my tank and I've never seen a clutch of eggs. I did get 3 new plants recently :/ . I'll move it and see what happens .. thanks for your help!

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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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    there's about a 99% chance it's a pond snail.. they're usually considered pests. They can reproduce very quickly and take over a tank. Personally, I would remove it.
    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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    Yup I found another one on the same plant I just got this plant on Tuesday so it makes sense . I took them both out there about the size of your pupil when it's at it's smallest. I'm going to keep them in a small homemade tank see how they make out haha just want to make sure there not mystery snails cause I'd rather keep them if they are. But thank you for your help!

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    Also- if I do have an outbreak I have a verrry aggressive crayfish who will take care of them no problem. That thing eats all day long anything and everything :)

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