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Old 12-18-2011, 12:12 AM   #11 
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this particular snail appears to be a common pond snail http://www.nwnature.net/macros/tl_po...5-11-05_45.jpg

This would be a trumpet snail (or these since I can't link to them) http://www.theshrimptank.com/aquatic...pet-snail.html

and these are apple or mystery snails http://www.applesnail.net/content/ph...id_walking.jpg

I have no experience with any other kind of snail so unfortunately I defer to someone who has. Nerites are small, only breed in brackish water (meaning no population explosion) not entirely sure what they look like. Google image search if your friend
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:48 AM   #12 
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Does your mother have any live plants? If I had to guess I'd say it was some kind of pond snail (they stay really small) that came in on live plants. I don't think they would cause any problems for you aside from breeding like crazy. If you have a bit of algae growth they might help keep it down. The downside of snails is that they are rather messy and poop a lot. If you have a sand substrate this is bad and will cause pockets of noxious gas.
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:26 AM   #13 
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Thanks. I'll try it out and see how Talyn reacts to them, as well as whether I want to deal with them. See how things go.
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