Whats this snail doing?

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by Marc, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. Marc

    Marc Guest

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    This snail has been spraying what looks to be eggs.... is it eggs? Should I be concerned? It looks like its snowing in my tank with what ever it is this snail is spraying out.

    You can see the stuff floating around
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  2. JAR

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    fish and coral food:)
     
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  3. Kmooresf

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    Yup, I see mine fireing off every once in a while. I have had the snails thriving at times, and others it seems like I have to add a few to get them started again. However I have never felt like I have had too many. Nothing to worry about. As John says.......great food!!
     
  4. Kensington Reefer

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    The rest of the reef will be thankful for the snack!
    Yum tasty protein!
     
  5. Marc

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    lol okay good! I was concerned because this little guy was spraying like no other! I hope he does it again when I have more fish and coral in the tank. :D
     
  6. BAYMAC

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    If it was eggs (which it looks like) then its a female... the male shoots a cloud of sperm!
     
  7. Marc

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    So the females spray their eggs also? They dont stick them to rocks or glass of the tank?
     

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