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    do snails eat eggs?

    I have 6 mystery snails (so far it looks like mostly all are male.darn..) anyways my ghost shrimp are in there and the female is berried will the snails eat the eggs? also do they eat pond snail eggs?





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    The eggs hatch into larvae before they are removed from the swimmerettes so you should have no issue with the snails. Fish on the other hand would prey on the larvae and young shrimp.
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    the tank is just shrimp and snails with 2 plants
    thanks newbie



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    Uh huh, the snail would actually have to catch the shrimp to get the eggs, and that isn't going to happen. I doubt they'd eat the pond snail eggs either.



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    I just noticed they are all male! boo hoo i thought 2 mated yesterday but I guess other things were going on!
    hey do you think a mystery snail would mate with a spixi snail? There has to be 1 female out of the 9 that I am keeping!



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    I'm sure they'll try (apple snails are so horny...), but Mystery and Spixi Snails cannot breed with one another.



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    Quote Originally Posted by vampie View Post
    I'm sure they'll try (apple snails are so horny...), but Mystery and Spixi Snails cannot breed with one another.

    well I still have hope with the spixi!



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    they will try to mate as mind do quite often but they cant produce eggs/babies together.
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