Whats this snail doing?

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

  1. Marc

    Marc Guest

    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

    JAR Supporting Member

    fish and coral food:)
     
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  3. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    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

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

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

    Marc Guest

    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

    BAYMAC Guest

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

    Marc Guest

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

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