Um snail babies?

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    Dana42078 Dana

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    I just looked in my tank and saw about 20 small snails...from my knowlodge I should only have 10 decent size turbos and about 4-6 other different snails....what are the chances my snails are doing it and I have snail babies coz there's no other possible way to explain how they got there.
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Jus looked with a flashlight and they are everywhere!!!!!!!!!
     
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    flat shells right kinda small only come out at night?
    call them jeffery
    stomata snails probably spelled wrong they are a good thing
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    They are round shells I'll google it ina bit
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    I took a few pix, they are everywhere, big , small...as big as a nickel, as small as a pencil led, or seed..crazy, im talkin at least a 100 if not more. These were just close enough where i could snap a decent pic with my iphone.

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    look like nerites to me.
     
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    +1 Brian. They also look like small nerites as well. I have quite a few of them in my tank of all sizes.
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Hmm interesting...well I have. Few hundred it looks like...weird..
     
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    Yeah I have tons in my tank....the get everywhere! dt, sump, fuge :)
     
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    I actually saw this mating ritual first hand. The turbo snails all gathered on the top of the tank and (pow chi ka wa wa.) theme song started. It was a blood fest of white goo all over the tank. At first, being new to the whole thing, I thought they were about to die, till my wife whispered in my ears (pow chi ka wow wow) I blushed. Congrads!
     
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    I missed the mating but I have tons of pinhead sized snails in my tank too. I noticed them on the glass a couple weeks ago. I love that I am actually able to breed something in my tank.
     
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    Mandarin66 Oh Hi

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    can i get some? since they are seeding like crazy? :D
     
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    seeding nice way to put it
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Those are colonista snails. They stay small and hitch hike in on everything.
     
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    ive never had them
    ive had lots of stomata or how ever they are spelled i just call them jeffery
     
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    I have tons of them as well.
     
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