snail id

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by shaunn, 26 Apr 2012.

  1. shaunn

    shaunn

    Joined:
    26 Sep 2011
    Posts:
    2,181
    Likes Received:
    36
    Location:
    JHB
    hi all

    i need an id for this snail they were all over my zoa's



    [​IMG]
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. Lord_Blackadder

    Lord_Blackadder

    Joined:
    10 Apr 2012
    Posts:
    1,642
    Likes Received:
    132
    Location:
    Durban
    Nassarius. Scavengers that live under the substrate most of the time. They're good.
     
  4. rakabos

    rakabos

    Joined:
    12 Jul 2010
    Posts:
    5,006
    Likes Received:
    91
    Location:
    Wilgeheuwel, JHB
    Yup

    I see them on all my rocks, not just zoa rocks, so wouldnt worry about it.
     
  5. RiaanP

    RiaanP Moderator

    Joined:
    11 Aug 2008
    Posts:
    23,612
    Likes Received:
    1,360
    Location:
    Centurion
    yip, they normally hide in the sand. With only the siphon sticking out. Being together in one spot like that means that something died there.
     
  6. OP
    shaunn

    shaunn

    Joined:
    26 Sep 2011
    Posts:
    2,181
    Likes Received:
    36
    Location:
    JHB

    or there is uneaten food?
     
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - snail Forum Date
Stomatella snail breakout Invertebrates 16 Apr 2017
[wtd] Turbo Snails & Hermit Crabs Wanted 4 Mar 2017
[wtd] snails Wanted 2 Mar 2017
Give away -couple of snails, Life Rock rubble, life Sand - URGENT GIVE AWAY General Discussions and Advice 26 Jan 2017
[wtd] Turbo snails JHB Wanted 17 Jan 2017
[wtd] Trochus Snails Wanted 4 Dec 2016
Snails ID Needed 30 Oct 2016