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What are these? #1
Coating the underside of a bit of bogwood in my betta tank. Only occupants known to me are betta and a nerite snail. Are they nerite snail eggs then?

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Re: What are these? #2
Urgh!
Hope so!
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Re: What are these? #3
hmmm... thats very strange, they look very similar to the things that have been appearing on the wood in fishy-fishy's tank... and she has nerites...
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Re: What are these? #4
Yes they are eggs, see here:

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Re: What are these? #5
I was expecting to find them on glass, not under something.
However I have just read that nerite eggs look just like sesame seeds and that is an exact description of those as you can see so think that must be right.
Shame they won't hatch.

edit: oh yes that's them, ta FGF
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Re: What are these? #6
Bless little Snailie!
It has been very busy and they won't hatch.... :(
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Re: What are these? #7
Dullard Question : Why won`t they hatch?
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Re: What are these? #8
Nerite snails need salt water to hatch I believe. It's very tricky to simulate the right environment.