white dots on live rock?

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Notice these on my rock today - they are different than the white spiral ones I have - the first pic is actual size and then I have enlarged the pic - what are they please?

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could they be snail eggs?

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Nerite snail eggs maybe.  Do you have any nerite snails?
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Are they a type of turbo snail? I only have those and nassarius snails?

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Reply #4

Nope.  These are nerites:


Turbos release eggs like this:


Could be Nass eggs.  I only ever saw them from my Nass vibex, which were clear with little white dots in them:
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Reply #5

wow - amazing!  Nope I haven't got any of those nerve snails.  Mine are definitely not clear - I will try and pick one out and see what they are like!

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They are probably snail eggs, but I've not seen any from my tonga nass snails yet.
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Reply #7

Don't think they are eggs - can't remove them from the rock and they almost feel like they are part of the rock??

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