Name THIS water creature!!!!!!!!

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  1. iCaleb macrumors 6502

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    Ok I was down by are pond and I caught this strange thing and put it in a bucket.
    And that lump kinda freaked me out.......What the heck is it??


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  2. eye macrumors 6502a

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    I don't know what the big thing is, but the lump just looks like a snail.
     
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  4. iCaleb thread starter macrumors 6502

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    It also doesn't need air because it just sits at the bottom of the water filled bucket and floats/crawls around.
     
  5. JLatte macrumors 6502

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    This is correct
     
  6. iCaleb thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Thanks for the answers......But should I pull that lump off its back with a needle nose pliers? eww:eek:
     
  7. macquariumguy macrumors 6502a

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    Back home, we would call that "bait". I think the lump is a hitchhiking snail.
     
  8. SchneiderMan macrumors G3

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    Hammer it.
     
  9. fily macrumors regular

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    That's definitely a snail. It's hitched on that bug for a ride. It'll do that with any bug that is big enough to compensate for the the snails weight.
     
  10. tkermit macrumors 68040

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    Now that you know what it is get it back to the pond! :eek:
     
  11. racer1441 macrumors 68000

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    Oh God, kill that thing before it develops language skills!
     
  12. iCaleb thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Im going to dump it in a waterless bucket to see how good its breathing skills are. :D
     
  13. renewed macrumors 68040

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    That's not even funny. Just put it back in the pond and stop being a child.
     
  14. chown33 macrumors 604

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    If you really want to see something wild, put some mosquito larvae in with it. Dragonfly nymphs are predators, and they'll take small invertebrates like other insect larvae (especially mosquito "wigglers"), or even small vertebrates like tadpoles. You might have to move the wigglers in front of the nymph, but if the nymph attacks, you're in for a shocker.
     
  15. iCaleb thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I threw it back where it came from.
    Just to make you peta people happy xD
     
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    Thank you.
     
  17. tkermit macrumors 68040

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    Awesome! :)
     
  18. .Andy macrumors 68030

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    He looks like an Albert :)


    You're awesome. The dragonflies will repay you with their beauty :).
     
  19. snberk103 macrumors 603

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    We have a meadow full of dragonflies, whizzing and flying around, eating mosquitos. On behalf of those dragon flies.... Thank You. :)

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