Egg ID

Discussion in 'Breeding' started by Gablami, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Any idea what laid these eggs? Second time I've seen them. Both times high up near water surface. Only possible fish would be clowns or anthias, but don't look like the pictures online.

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  2. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    I'd guess snail. What species do you have in your tank?
     
  3. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Snail eggs.
     
  4. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    I've seen these lots of times. Not sure what type of snail either though
     
  5. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    I only have trochus, cerith and nassarius. I've seen the trochus spawn, but thought the magic happened in the water column. They spawn and fertilize laid eggs?


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  6. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Ahh they look like cerith snail eggs. Crazy. I don't need more snails!!


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  7. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    That kind doesn't hatch in the aquarium from what I've seen and read. They just get eaten.
     
  8. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Hmm, then how did @scuzy get thousands of mini cerith in his tank (see other Cerith snail thread)? I think I'll remove em just in case. Thanks guys.
     
  9. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I only started with 12 and now there are a couple hundred.
     
  10. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

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    Too many snails.


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  11. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Lol sorry, wow that's a lot of snails. Snail civilization.


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