Have two Astraea snails as part of my CUC. I noticed either a growth or a body part on the bottom today - pic attached.
is this a normal body part, or something to be concerned with?
p.s. - I thought it might be an anus, but I wife thought I was crazy. :)
Currently have 6 hermits and 1 mexican turbo snail in my 32g and they are definitely not able to keep up! I was thinking:
5 Astraea Turbos
5 Super Tongan Nassarius
5 red dwarf hermits
5 blue dwarf hermits
Is this too much? Too little? Good mix? any suggestions help!
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So I guess two my Astraea snails had babies?
What's weird is I own no Spiny Star versions, but now I have like 10 babies that all have that shell type.
Not sure if other people have had this happen, but thought I'd share because I thought it was pretty cool.
Last night I witnessed an astraea snail tumble off the rocks and landed directly on a large trachyphyllia that happened to have its feeding tentacles out. The snail was instantly enveloped and disappeared.
I am worried about the shell inside the coral.
My plan is to keep an eye on the...