Help identify this snail

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by Itsme, 21 Dec 2009.

  1. Itsme

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    Hi I recently noticed this snail in my tank, any chance so meone can help me identify it and let me know if I should be removing it from the tank or not. I think it might be a preditor and eating my other smaller snails?

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    are u sure it isnt a crab? i have some crabs with shells like that. lol they look empty when theyre hiding
     
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    The shape of the shell, looks like a predator. Could be wrong, especially with conches. But it pretty mush looks like a muricidae family. better pic, of the shell should help.
    But in meantime, sump it if you find it again until final confirmation.
     
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