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08-07-2012, 03:33 AM #1
Snails? Something else?
I wonder if you could help me identify something with a picture? I found eggs on a plant that I purchased recently. I wasn't sure what they were at first, but figured they must be eggs of some kind. Anyway, as I was trying to decide what to do with them, one sack actually hatched... That was when I saw these tiny little guys crawling around the plant. That was when I decided to wipe the other sack off the plant (hoping that would prevent the rest from hatching, given the fact that my water is being pushed by a Koralia Evolution 750 pump).
Anyway, I went away over the weekend and the little creatures are a little bigger, but I'm still unable to tell what they are. I'm hoping this picture will shed some light on the subject and one of you might be able to tell what they are. I'm hoping that they're just snails and nothing else. I'd hate to be stuck with some kind of fish-attacking insect.
Here's the image:
Sorry, the image is pretty huge. If I downsized it, you probably wouldn't be able to see the little critters (there's about 4 of them - the one toward the bottom of the plant is the easiest to see).
08-08-2012, 12:53 AM #2
I updated the image, circling the little creatures. Maybe that's why no one is commenting? Because they couldn't tell what I was talking about? Either that, or no one knows what they are... which is a bad sign. lol
08-08-2012, 01:03 AM #3
omg those totally look like vampire slugs your tank is doomed !!!! doomed i tell you !!!!!
ok on a serious note.... looks like you have some snails on your hands.... those things might plaque you for a while. if you over feed your fish then they might get out of hand....KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
gotta love them bunnies!
I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!
08-08-2012, 01:52 AM #4
0Originally Posted by genocidex
08-08-2012, 02:19 AM #5
yup yup pond snails for sure. Get yourself some assassin snail to help you with that.Roll the Dice!
08-08-2012, 02:56 AM #6
They are pond snails... I kind wish I had some to clean the tank up a bit but I never get so 'lucky' lol.
08-08-2012, 03:00 AM #7
08-08-2012, 03:24 PM #8
0Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
Thanks guys, appreciate the help. =]