Help Did my snails lay eggs?

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I noticed this clear mucousy membrane near my snails and was wondering if it was some sort of egg sack? I have 3 nerite/mystery snails and noticed one was hitching on another’s back and now I see this. Can anyone tell me what it is?
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FishBoy101 said:
I don't see a sac.
It’s that clear mucousy thing stuck to the wood. I’ve never owned snails before and this is the first I’ve seen of this. I was just wondering :)
 

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OHHHH! That might be a sac, but my snails have a sac like that but with dots in there. i think it might be!
 
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FishBoy101 said:
OHHHH! That might be a sac, but my snails have a sac like that but with dots in there. i think it might be!
Yay! Maybe they’re making the sac for the eggs! Baby snails are exciting
 
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I think two of them are mating they’re constantly near each other and on top of each under in the little hiding place, my other moves around everywhere
 

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Ren1920 said:
I noticed this clear mucousy membrane near my snails and was wondering if it was some sort of egg sack? I have 3 nerite/mystery snails and noticed one was hitching on another’s back and now I see this. Can anyone tell me what it is?
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What kind of snails do you have and %99 sure not.

That looks like common white goeey bacteria that comes on new wood placed in tanks eating last of fungus. If this harmless

Is this wood new?

Or sometimes from root fertilizer tabs you get some spore or fungus growth.

Does not look like eggs
 

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Given the kinds of snails you have... no, not snail eggs, nerites leave tiny white lumps all over the tank, and mystery/apple snails lay egg masses about an inch or two above the water line if it is humid enough.
The lump on the wood appears to just be a kind of fungus... sorry...
 

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SilverLake said:
Given the kinds of snails you have... no, not snail eggs, nerites leave tiny white lumps all over the tank, and mystery/apple snails lay egg masses about an inch or two above the water line if it is humid enough.
The lump on the wood appears to just be a kind of fungus... sorry...
Ps nerite won't breed in fresh water just leave the egg sacs around. They need brackish. But a pinkish cluster of eggs right at edge of waterline are mystery. They need to be not underwater but very humid.
 
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SanDiegoRedneck said:
What kind of snails do you have and %99 sure not.

That looks like common white goeey bacteria that comes on new wood placed in tanks eating last of fungus. If this harmless

Is this wood new?

Or sometimes from root fertilizer tabs you get some spore or fungus growth.

Does not look like eggs
Nerite and mystery. And yes it’s new wood!
 
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Ohhh okay thank
SilverLake said:
Given the kinds of snails you have... no, not snail eggs, nerites leave tiny white lumps all over the tank, and mystery/apple snails lay egg masses about an inch or two above the water line if it is humid enough.
The lump on the wood appears to just be a kind of fungus... sorry...
Ohhh okay thank you! I wasn’t sure I’ve never owned snails before :)
 

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