Sunday, March 25, 2007

Snail Eggs.... I think.

When we were out on our hike the other day, we scooped up a few minnows and a few water snails. I've been letting T2 keep them in his room by his bed. "Don't get too attached to these fish!" I say. "We took them out of their environment, and they will probably die." So we put them in a fish bowl and we've been feeding them tropical fish food. I've seen the fish eat but the snails eat like crazy! Now look what we have!

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T2 thought they might be fish eggs but with some research, we now believe they are snail eggs. Apparently, snails lay eggs like crazy. Interesting, no? I can't wait to see what develops!


~Mary~ 4boys4me said...

that is so cool!!! I'll trade you some tadpoles for snails. ;)

Stephanie said...

very interesting! Can't wait to see what they do!