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Old 10-24-2013, 08:39 AM   #1 
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Nerite Snail Eggs

So, I apparently have a very, very... um, happy... female zebra nerite snail. Or two.

Eep. Those are eggs. I know they won't hatch because the water conditions aren't right for breeding nerites, but these eggs aren't going to hurt Po, right?
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Old 10-24-2013, 01:25 PM   #2 
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haha, that's crazy! poor snail.
I doubt it will hurt her though. but I don't have much experience with nerite snails or their eggs.
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:50 PM   #3 
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I've had 3 baby nerites hatch in fresh water, very high PH like over 8 ph. Maybe that was the key? Anyway, they are super tiny and grow really really slowly. But it can happen!
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Old 10-25-2013, 01:17 AM   #4 
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you can gently remove them with a toothpick.do not use anything made of metal to remove them.
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Ahh, toothpick! I didn't think of that.
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if they do not come off easily,leave them be for a few days. when they begin to decay they are easier to remove.
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