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#90743 Jul 15th, 2007 at 01:02 PM
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I went to clean the pump the other day and imagine my surprise when I almost grabbed THIS!

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I very carefully cleaned it without damaging the eggs....put it all back together and stuck it back in.

Well today I was moving some decorations around and found this under one of them!

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Makes me wonder if there are more....I'm gonna be a snail mommy. Last year when they laid their eggs and they hatched they were so teeny tiny!

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shock lolewwwwwwwwww! loz how sweet of you to be careful with em,
think i woulda flicked em [with a stick] somewere else notme lol
arnt snails kinda like slugs?


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sibyl #91767 Jul 17th, 2007 at 04:31 AM
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Yeh, but you buy these snails to keep your pond clean! lol

And my pond needs a lot of cleaning. lol

Last year when I didn't know what they were it freaked me out, but this year I know and I'm excited because the snails cost $2 each at Walmart.

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Congrats on the new addition to your snail-family. Thanks for posting pics, now if my snails lay eggs, I'll know what to look for.


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LandOfOz #91816 Jul 17th, 2007 at 05:14 AM
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They lay them out of the water.....last year it was up on one of my plants, high up.....the more snails you have, the cleaner your pond is! grin And when they are born they are TEENY tiny.

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shockwow! loldidnt know that they cleaned your pond grin now im a hopein for some lol


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sibyl #92228 Jul 17th, 2007 at 05:56 PM
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thumbup i'm so glad you posted this last year. the snails in the fish tank at work laid eggs and one of the students wanted to know what they were, i'm happy clap they can come home to my pond!

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Cool, never hurts to have a lot of snails. thumbup

I found a THIRD egg sac tonight on the same rock as that other one. lol

I'll be having a bazillion snail babies soon.

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boohoo i cleaned out my lil pond n didnt see any snail eggs

o-well at least now i know what they look like so not to flick em anywere lol thumbup ill keep lookin


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Just guessing, You have apple snails?

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My snail laid eggs, somewhere, and I now have pretty big babies. Do your snail grow quickly? My snails are probably quickly approaching the size of a dime. But, there is an abundance of algae in my pond.


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how many snails are in the sacs?



Bestofour #102531 Aug 3rd, 2007 at 05:21 PM
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Mine haven't even hatched open yet.....last year when they did they were TEENY tiny for a long time. Like the size of a pencil top eraser. Not sure how many are in each egg sac. I'd say at least 25.

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Okay, I keep looking and looking for snail eggs and I never seem to be able to find them, despite the fact that I've gone from 1 snail to about 11-13ish. Come to find out, my snails don't lay eggs but have live birth, how weird is that?


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