Are these trapdoor snails?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Invertebrates' started by slimeneo, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. slimeneo

    slimeneoValued MemberMember

    I was getting a few algae covered rocks from my pond for my nerites to eat, then I noticed little tiny snails on them! I think they are trapdoor snails... but I'm not sure. If so, are they ok to be in aquariums (I might have accidentally introduced them into my tank...)?


    They're black and REALLY tiny.
  2. monkeypie102

    monkeypie102Well Known MemberMember

    No those are pond snails :)
  3. OP

    slimeneoValued MemberMember

    Thanks :) hopefully if I accidentally introduced one in the tank, they won't eat all my plants >.< they're really tiny and cute though. I'll put them back in the pond tomorrow :D
  4. monkeypie102

    monkeypie102Well Known MemberMember

    Common myth... I own a group that i am trying to breed for my assassins... they won't touch my live healthy plants but will eat the sick and dead ones...
  5. OP

    slimeneoValued MemberMember

    Oh okay, thanks :). I've never seen big ones in my pond actually, just these small ones. My goldfish probably ate them haha.. Actually I might try to raise these 3 babies in my fry tank :)
  6. soltarianknight

    soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    No Traps there, just bladder snails. Harmless mostly.

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