Snails reproduction

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    How do snails reproduce? One of my snails is just letting out some whitish stuff for quite a while-looked like sperm to me. Is it?
     
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    Some lay eggs and others release gametes(eggs and sperm-Biff taught me that)
    That is most likely what it is.....what kind of snails?
     
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    margarita i believe

    it is silver shell that is short I'll find a picture to verify
     
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    yup this is it[​IMG]
     
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    And here Biff always saying Margaritas don't live long because they are a cold water snail.Maybe, you may see babies crawling around later on.Doubtful though since most of it becomes coral/invert food or die from getting trapped in a filter.
     
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    i found another one doing the same thing and they're doing it still and at the same time
     
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    I've seen my snails do that a few times.Have yet to find any baby snails though.
     
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    oh ok thanks
     
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