Nerite Snail Baby ?

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HI there. I’m on my phone so it’s hard for me to see what type of baby that is, but I’m guessing a pond or bladder snail. Nerites cannot reproduce in freshwater. It probably came in on a plant or in a bag of fish.
Edit...you said only fake plants so probably with your fish or snail. The eggs and hatchlings are so very tiny.
 

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Croeso welcome to fishlore
Yes you'd picked up a hitchhiker. There was another thread where I thought a similar snail was a pond or bladder and it turned out it was a nerite and I think it was Skavatar identified it
 
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I bought the fish from a pets store ( pets at home ) , she picked the ones and put them in a bag with water from that aquarium. There were only one type of fish in each aquarium, snails were in different aquariums. That was about 1 month ago. Noticed the baby snail about 1 week ago. If he’s a hitchhiker, is it safe to let it grow ? I’ve seen only this one...
 
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richie.p said:
Theres no reason why not the chances are it came in with the nerite
I have the mollies with the nerite snails from a mate of mine , he had them for about 1 year. Brought the whole tank with water , fish and snails about 2 months ago. I just added the swordtails and neons 1 month ago. I’m quite intrigued of how he ended up in here i’ve seen is near impossible for nerite snails to reproduce in freshwater , but I thought was a little miracle I suppose the hitchhiker won’t reproduce if he’s alone...right ?
 

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If it's a bladder snail they need two to reproduce they are what's called hermaphroditic
 

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