Inbread mysteries?

Discussion in 'Snails' started by MongooseALaMode, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. MongooseALaModeWell Known MemberMember

    Is this possible? What happens if siblings breed? Parent and baby?
     
  2. JunneFishlore LegendMember

    All of my mystery snails were inbred for several years. I imagine after awhile the line diminishes but I got several successful batches with no indication of problems/deformity etc.

    The snails all breed with each other ( parents/brothers/sisters etc ) - why do you ask?
     
  3. MongooseALaModeWell Known MemberMember

    Just curious really. I have two 'babies' that started mating recently. The mother has passed but I was just thinking about if she hadn't.

    Good to know for the future. I have 5 new smallish clutches.
     
  4. JunneFishlore LegendMember

    They should be fine - I had several clutches that came all from the same first snails that bred originally :)
     
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