Snail ID plz

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by rakabos, 15 Mar 2012.

  1. rakabos

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    Got a million of these guys after lights out. Managed to take a snap of this one coming in after a late night out :p

    Has a long body with a flat-ish shell ontop

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  3. Gesiggie

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    Hi Rakabos,
    That is a Stomatella. Good guys...
     
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    good guys.
     
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    i have hundreds of them in my tank good to know
     
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    I love these guys.....glass cleaning machines!!...well in patches anyways :whistling:

    I always judge my tanks health on how many I can find at night.
     
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    Then my tank must be doing REALLY well :p

    I see they say that wrasses may affect the population. I have a six line and a banana and still hordes of these snails...
     
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    They mainly nocturnal so the wrasses will only get a few of them. Besides, have you ever tried to pull one off a rock or the glass? They hold on like they stuck with glue!!
     
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    Dude do you have a slr camera?
     
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    SLR? lol no

    Samsung Galaxy S2 :p
     
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    hate you 2 dude:tt2:
     
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    What settings do u use on your galaxy s2? I also want my pics to look so cool!
     
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    Check the last pics in my tank thread if u wanna see how good the phone's camera really is ;)
     
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    I also had tons of those snails, my triggers are nice n fat now... :p
     
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    My picasso too.:lol:
     
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    Also have galaxy s2 i am looking for settings u used for photos.
     
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    settings....

    Mmmmmmm dunno that i changed anything. Just point and click. The snail was RIGHT up against the glass which helped with clarity
     
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    Oh so mine is probably driver error.
     
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    Do you have any spare maybe? :p
     
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    Spare snails? lol got tons of em when the lights are off. In daytime they nowhere to be seen. U welcome to grab a few
     
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