Astrea snail baby?

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by Marinne13, Apr 16, 2013.

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    Marinne13 Northern Reefer

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    I didn't think snails reproduced in tanks but I have a pea sized snail with a pointy shell on my glass

    it has the snail tenticles seperate body and mouth, could it be?
     
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    Google collonista snail

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    Marinne13 Northern Reefer

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    Def not that...looks like an astrea
     
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    I'm surprised you are only seeing one baby. I have read about people having snail explosions before...
     
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    Marinne13 Northern Reefer

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    I know its weird...its not a collonista snail because the shell is pointed and solid in color
     
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    That would be an awesome name for a band! :bounce:
     
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    Ive had astreas reproduce. Also ghost shrimp (which arent known to captive breed), bristlenose plecos (difficult) and various tetras/danios/labyrinths.
     
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    I have had a snail baby blowup a few weeks ago, I can see like 6 of them around the tank real tiny! I have read that it CAN become an issue but at this point I am not worried. Maybe you have baby snails as well and just have not found the others?
     
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