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Snail ID

Discussion in 'Shrimps & Other Invertebrates' started by Flubberlump, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. Flubberlump

    Flubberlump Member

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    I've just spotted this baby snail in my tank. I have no idea what it is. I have pest pond and rams horn snails but it's definitely not one of those. I put some assassin snails in less than 2 weeks ago so it's not one of those either. It has a long, conical shell. It's 'upright' sort of vertically on its body, not like an MTS or a rabbit snail which drag their shells behind them.

    The closest thing I can find online is a Japanese trapdoor snail, but they don't look right either. It's about a centimetre long.

    These are the best photos I can get...

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    It's body is a pinky red colour and the shell seems light brown with a dark brown stripe.

    Thanks
     
  2. thrujenseyes

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    I've never seen one like this before.

    It looks like the poop emoji! ha

    Whatever it is, I'm sure your assassins will soon make a meal of it.
     
  3. Flubberlump

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    I haven't seen one like it either! It does haha. I'm sure they will. I wasn't sure whether to catch it to see what it grows into. But the only thing I have is my floating breeder box which is a bit excessive for that teeny snail.
     
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    I'm very curious....I'd love to see what it turns out to be. Maybe an unidentified new breed an you'll get to name it "poop emoji snail" ha
     

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