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gal eggs help

Discussion in 'Insects , Snails and other exotic pets' started by animalloverabh, Aug 7, 2009.


  1. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh PetForums Junior

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    right here is the storey i was kleening my snails out and i found some smaller than a peppercorn sized see-trough little balls about 15 off them, no clue wat they are help! p.s i also found one yellowy white peppercorn sized one as well!:eek:ut:
     
  2. MissG

    MissG PetForums VIP

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    Those are eggs. There should be more than 15 though....
    If you don't want them to hatch, place them in a sandwich bag and put them in the freezer. I normally leave it a couple of weeks them throw them away.
     
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    animalloverabh PetForums Junior

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    thank how do i make um hatch :confused:
     
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    Acrophylla PetForums Member

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    I carefully scoop the eggs out with a spoon and place them in a closed container. I leave them in a room at normal room temperature and they hatch in 3 weeks. When they're born it's important to feed the baby snails with a mixture of vegetable peelings, such as carrot , potato and also dandelion leaves. This is because a varied diet promotes a nicely patterned shell. And they also need to gnaw at eggshells so they can get the calcium they need to help their shells stay strong.
     
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    penguinsruledaworld PetForums Newbie

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    I always leave mine in the tank where they've been laid, wait two weeks, and they hatch. Last time I did this, over 105 hatched successfully, more than enough to cope with, so it's a successful method! Once hatched, make sure you move them to a seperate tank with plenty of soil and food. The first time I hatched ggs, they all died as they were too exposed and there wasn't enough soil
     
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