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Old 12/31/2007, 06:23 AM
1GoldClown 1GoldClown is offline
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Snail Reproduction's Possible

I didnt know that my mexican turbo snails reproduce.... or do they? I have seen a slug-look-alike with a small looking rock on his back sliming around in ma tank.
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Old 12/31/2007, 06:26 AM
Gary Majchrzak Gary Majchrzak is offline
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sounds like you saw a Stomatella (snail)...

they're common algae eating (read:"good") hitch-hikers that will reproduce in aquaria.
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Old 12/31/2007, 08:47 AM
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Old 12/31/2007, 09:23 AM
Gary Majchrzak Gary Majchrzak is offline
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thank you dc and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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Old 01/02/2008, 09:58 PM
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Prolly like this guy, I have 2 of them, one being fairly large.




I was glad to read that these guys are great in tanks!

This is a pic of the larger of my 2.
 

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