?worm? ID

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  1. elrohiras

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    Hey all noticed this a while ago and thought it was squished fish poop. On closer inspection seems to be some kind of critter.. Any ideas?

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  3. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Those are snail eggs.
     
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    elrohiras

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    Cool, a bit surprised they haven't been eaten yet then..

    Am I looking at an infestation or will they get managed by available food?
     
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    looks like snail eggs
     
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    As far as I know, they won't hatch.
    My tank has plenty as well
     
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    Scraped off, fish were not interested. So be it
     
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    I was met with a nice surprise a few weeks ago while cleaning my tank - lo and behold there was a baby astria snail hiding behind the rocks. It has survived and grown and is now cruising all over the tank. So they do hatch...
     
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    Why?
     
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    unless the eggs are on the front glass, I would leave them alone. Narita snails eggs I scrape off the front glass. On the back panel I just let them be.
     
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