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Can you identity this creature?
« on: January 17, 2020, 07:45:41 pm »
So I have spotted a couple of these a week ago, now I have 20+
They are just a little bigger than a full stop. I was thinking they are limpets but I'm not sure, does anyone know what they are and what I can do to manage their numbers, my tank is established tested with all the right levels.

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    Re: Can you identity this creature?
    « Reply #1 on: January 18, 2020, 02:49:28 pm »
    They look like young snails to me, they usually hatch out from plant leaves.
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    Re: Can you identity this creature?
    « Reply #2 on: January 18, 2020, 05:54:37 pm »
    Thanks ls for the reply mate, appreciate it.
    Been to the LFS this morning and picked up a couple of assassin snails and a beautiful geophagus surinamensis (red-striped earth-eater). As well as being my new 'feature fish' it'll sift out any small invertebrates from the sand, so a win win :D as for the ones on the glass im wiping them off with a magnetic glass cleaner and upping the water changes. Hopefully that'll do the trick!

     

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    Re: Can you identity this creature?
    « Reply #3 on: January 18, 2020, 05:58:27 pm »