Nassarius snail eggs

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    michelle

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    I know that they are supposed to be difficult to breed in captivity, but my nassarius is in the middle of laying A LOT of eggs. Anyone have anyluck hatching them? I took a pic, although the quality is poor.

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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    They will get eaten by fish and other animals before they get a chance to hatch. The only time I've ever had baby snails survive hatching in my tank is in the fuge and one time when the eggs got washed up onto the lip of my tank where there was still water to keep them alive, but no predators.
     
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    I have seen mine lay eggs dozens and dozens of time through the years.Sorry,I never seen any babies survive.I believe when they hatch they become part of the plankton in the water.Most or all in up getting sucked up by the filter or become food for corals,fish,pods etc.
     
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    oh, thats too bad...oh, well variety is the spice of life, so, I guess whoever eats them will enjoy the snack:)
     
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    hey thats what I had too and i was freaking out coz I saw it for the first time that my snail suddenly decided to lay eggs after I had my tank for now almost 9 months.....well they just slowly disappear as mine did and never actually hatched..
     
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    I have one baby snail in my fuge right now. I found it on the DT glass and quickly put it in my fuge. Ha ha saved like $2 on a snail. yesss

    If i can find it, ill take a pic.
     
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