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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-02-2012, 12:36 AM Thread Starter
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Nerite snail question

I know this may sound dumb but......when I look into a snail shell, what should I see?

I bought a nerite snail and when I got home I noticed I could not see anthing in the shell. Do they pull way back into the shell or is it empty. I've never owned a snail before so I'm not sure what to look for.

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They can pull themselves pretty deep into their shells but you will always be able to see their body, it usually looks glossy.

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Ok, thank you. It's definitely empty. lol
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