Do bladder snails mate

Discussion in 'Snails' started by pprocyg, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. pprocygValued MemberMember

    I added some java moss to my tank and with it came some bladder snails. I have only seen three maybe four of them so far. I know they can be a pest snail but I am willing to see how it goes.

    I assumed they are a pest snail because they can reproduce on without a partner yet the last 2 nights I have seen 2 of the snails together and what I would consider mating. One will try to shake the other off, at first I was hoping I got an assassin baby but now I think not.

    Sorry if this was asked before I read many threads on bladder snails and I couldn't find anything.
     

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  2. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    I heard that bladder snails form monogamous pairs and mate for life.
     
  3. MD Angels

    MD AngelsWell Known MemberMember

    Lol you're hilarious.:;laughing

    Yes they do mate. Sometimes you will see a female swinging around trying to knock the male off. Funny to see. :)
     
  4. Akari_32

    Akari_32Fishlore LegendMember

    I'm glad I'm not the only one thats heard that!
     
  5. OP
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    pprocygValued MemberMember

    Thanks.
     
  6. soltarianknight

    soltarianknightFishlore VIPMember

    They dont mate no. They set up factories and MASS PRODUCE.
    Monogomously of course
     
  7. OP
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    pprocygValued MemberMember

    LOL.

    Thanks for the laugh
     




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