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Old 08/14/2019, 05:50 PM   #1
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What is this growing on my snail?

I thought there was an ID forum somewhere, but I couldn't find it, so I apologize if this was in the wrong spot.

Found this on my snail today (not the bubble algea) and after some googling, I have no idea what this is.

I would really appreciate an ID, thanks


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Old 08/14/2019, 07:36 PM   #2
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difficult from that view.... Acetabularias


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Old 08/14/2019, 09:25 PM   #3
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difficult from that view.... Acetabularias
Nailed it, thanks! Is this something I should be worried about?


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Old 08/16/2019, 08:35 PM   #4
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No. The valonia on the shell needs to be removed though.


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Old 08/19/2019, 10:01 AM   #5
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That is too cool! I love when snails have little micro habitats on their shells!


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Old 09/17/2019, 10:20 PM   #6
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That's awesome!


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Old 09/19/2019, 04:55 AM   #7
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It looks like a damn mushroom in that pic lol, and I don't mean the coral mushrooms.


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Old 09/27/2019, 04:03 AM   #8
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I would take the snail out and try and remove the bubble algae off it. That can get out of hand pretty quickly.


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