Tiny snails - what are they?

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  1. Wizard$

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    Hi

    Over the last week or so I noticed several really tiny white snails on my tank glass, which I basically ignored and dislodged when cleaning the glass. Yesterday evening when I was doing water change and other maintenance, I saw about 20 or more that had worked their way out of the tank into the hood. They are too small to photograph.

    Any ideas on what they may be? I have not introduced anything new for about 3 months
     
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    Do you have turbo snails in your tank? If so it may be babies. I have a few that have grown up and are half the size of the adults already
     
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    @Wizard$ i have the exact same snails on my glass as well. have no clue to what they are. but i dont think they can do any harm. did you use live aragonite when you started up?
     
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    Yes did have live sand way back when I started, but I also do have turbo snails so could be babies :thumbup:- ok I'll be a bit more careful when cleaning the glass!! Thanks guys
     
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    dont have turbo snails yet i have them.. lol makes no sense. could have come from the LS
     
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    Who knows what we put in our tanks haha
     
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    true true:p
     
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