Sexing My Mystery Snails

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So I have to mystery snails that have been mating, so I'm trying to make sure that one's male in one's female. I know for a fact one is a male but I'm having a lot of trouble figuring out if the other is actually a female.
So I got her to open up in my hand and on the right side of her body or the left side facing her ,opposite of the siphon, there's a hole and then empty space and on the other side is a siphon, but right behind it is a small almost like triangle I would call it a spike is that a male part? Also her shell is not curved at the edge but I've also read that's not a guarantee way to sex mystery snails. Any advice?

Edit to add: the definate male has been mating with the other for days, but because she's so much larger, she kinda man handles him, but i have seen him stay latched for a half hour while I was watching, who knows what goes down when lights get turned off. Lol
 

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You can apparently plip tham over and then when they open up to turn the right side up, you can see if there is a **** sheath or not. Or pay attention to the differences between them when they mate. Are you trying to seperate them?
 
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No I want eggs, and the male is always on his or her right side and always on top. I did do that trick and on the opposite side the siphon is the whole and then nothing, but the side with the siphon has behind it a small triangle or spike like appendage, it's on it's left side though
 

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If you want eggs, it's best to get a group of them. But if the snail is trying to mate, you're going to get eggs. Just be prepared to have them all the freaking time (**** buggers). You'll have about 80 or so per batch. If they are mating now, then a pair is already there.
 
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What if the one in question is also male,,, how can I be sure lol
 

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What if the one in question is also male,,, how can I be sure lol
They just won't breed if there are two males. It just won't happen. You'll see eggs soon, just make sure you have a waterline to lay the eggs on, as they will drown in water. They can hold male sperm for about a month or so. There is a little bit of (pretty bad, except for one) information here
 
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