Mystery Snail Egg Clutch!

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I've had my mystery snail, Sammy, for about 3 months now. Never knew whether it was a male or female until 3 days ago! She laid a clutch of eggs on the tank hood. My question is, because I've had her for a while now, are the eggs fertile? Is there a possibility they aren't? I'm pretty excited about raising a bunch of baby snails, I've done a bunch of research. But now I'm worried they may not be fertile is there a way to tell for sure if they're fertile? I feel like I'm doing pretty good with the egg clutch. It's in a moist environment, not submerged in the water, and food waiting for the snails if there are any! But I'm hoping someone can tell me like at a certain time it'll look a certain way that tells me it's fertile and healthy... if that makes sense
 

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Mystery snails are sorta unique in the fact that they need both sexes to breed. Considering they can store the male goods for up to four months, there's a good chance that they are fertile. As they grow they eventually change color and take about 2-3 weeks to hatch in my experience. Hope this was some help!
 
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Oh and for anyone who needs to know, the snail eggs were indeed fertile! After about 8 days of incubating them, the clutch slowly started turning white/light gray (this is the baby snails eating their way out, therefore the clutch turns grey) so yeah, just waiting for them to hatch, I think one is hatching right now actually, lol.
 
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Is that a baby snail hatching out right now?! Any feedback would be dope!
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Looks like it's just about ready.
 
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