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Snaily Eggy Madness

Posted 2010.05.06 22.19 in Aquaria

It’s like they want to repopulate the Earth with snails. They’re laying, and laying, and laying…

I had 15 clutches in a single week. Some crummy photos below the fold.

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The Favorite Corner

Posted 2009.12.19 4.43 in Aquaria

I don’t know what’s the attraction of this corner, but it seems to be the place for egg clutches…

Favorite Corner

Here is Shelly laying egg clutch number eight. Big Blue is supervising, by the looks of things.

More Snail Eggs!

Posted 2009.11.07 8.48 in Aquaria

This morning when I woke up, I had a big surprise – not only were there more snail eggs, but the snail laying them was caught in the act!

Shelly laying eggs

And further to my surprise, it wasn’t Big Blue – it was Shelly!

Up to this moment I didn’t even know for sure if Shelly was male or female.

Now I need to figure out what I’m going to do with all these eggs… some snail babies would be nice, but 100’s and 100’s would be too much.