New snails in my nano ??

Apollo

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Hi guys,

Anyone had this appearing in their tanks before ?

I introduced some local snails into my tank approx 1 week ago. Over the last few days I have seen these white spots appear on the back wall , glass , LR and on the back of some of the local snails. They appear to grow in numbers, by the day.

They appear to have a hard outer casing/shell. I pried one off the glass last night with great difficulty. They feel hard with a squishy centre :lol:

Very difficult to see what they are, even with a magnifying glass.

Good or bad ?

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Yeah, have loads of these eggs.

Unfortunately they don't hatch, apparently need to be in similar conditions to an intertidal area for them to mature

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they would need to be in the air, like in rock pools etc,
well some mollusc eggs are like that
 

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they would need to be in the air, like in rock pools etc,
well some mollusc eggs are like that
Yeah , I think you're right about that dallas.

In any way , I don't particularly want to encourage the hatching of these snails.

On the other hand, it may be an interesting challenge to see if they can be hatched :p
 

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they would need to be in the air, like in rock pools etc,
well some mollusc eggs are like that
Correct JR, I am going put some of these snails in my overflow box and see if this gets some of the eggs to hatch
 

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so it shute work if we move the rock with eggs just out of the water still under the lights and maybe to a place were there is some water splashing onto it.
 
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