what the heck is this thing?

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    jonsbabykake

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    hi guys,

    newbie here...um, i found this weird little blob in my tank the other day..i thought it might be the body of my tiger cowrie who i havent seen in months..but then i noticed it had antennae of sorts..so i moved it closer to the front of the tank to get a look.

    after a couple days of looking at it, i noticed it was some sort of snail/slug. i didnt buy this so its a hitchhiker. but the thing is, its upside down. i keep trying to roll it over so it can get up but its so bottom heavy that its just constantly on its back lol. theres a shell on it, kinda like a half clam shell, not even big enough to cover its bum. i took a couple pics of it just now to see wut u all think.

    these are unedited raw shots so sorry if they suck :p oops sorry the 2nd one is meant to be rotated.
     

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    Hello and Welcome

    Google "stomalla snail" and see if that is what you have. If so, they are good hitchhiker.
     
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    mmm yeah..gross lol looks like it.

    but um..how do i get to go right side up?? it doesnt know how to roll over and everytime i try to flip it it balls up and ends up on its back again lol
     
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    that has me very confused as well
     
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    i suppose its a derpy snail :p
     
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    Welcome to the site...
     
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