What type of eggs are these?


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So, I was cleaning the pond and picked up a pond lily bulb and on the bottom side of the bulb are a lot of eggs and a few on the roots. They are definitely eggs of some sort, but I'm wondering what type of eggs you think they could be. It has been warm enough here for spawning, so could they be goldfish eggs? My other plants are on hiatus, so this was the only plant in the pond to attach any eggs to for whatever species it was.

I have them in a 10 gallon tank set up for spawning just to see what I get.

Not the best picture, since it came from my phone, but here is a pic of the lily bulb and the eggs.

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I have no clue, but it will be interesting to see what comes of them. Goldfish tend to lay on branches, roots hanging into the water. Those eggs would have been on the underside of that plant, not a place gf would drop eggs.
 

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I can't really see the eggs, but I'm guessing they're what looks like muck. Not sure...
 

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The white specks? Why not scrape a few off and experiment with them. See if they squish, what comes out, etc. They may not be eggs....
 
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The whole mass is definitely eggs of some sort and upon closer inspection I could see a few black circles scattered about that are inside clear circles, so at least a few are developing.

It will be pretty cool seeing what they are. I have always been fascinated with things like this.
 
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Ya know what, im not the type to worry, but I might even take that out of there and put it into another container of pond water and see what happens. Whatever that is, im not sure I would want 1,000,000 of them in my pond.
 
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That picture made my day, lol

No, worries, I have them in a separate container in the house. I only see considerably fewer fertile looking ones than there is slime, so hopefully there won't be too many of whatever these are.
 
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Just looked at it today found some nice, white/clear, round eggs on a couple of the roots, so I'm thinking those are GF eggs. This plant has a lot going on, lol
 
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I saw a little black speck wiggle in a couple of the unknown eggs, so it is doing something I guess. The ones that GF eggs there are only around 10 of, so not so many of those.
 
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You gonna have bebe' somethings for sure.................will be fun to see what happens
 
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So, I was cleaning the pond and picked up a pond lily bulb and on the bottom side of the bulb are a lot of eggs and a few on the roots. They are definitely eggs of some sort, but I'm wondering what type of eggs you think they could be. It has been warm enough here for spawning, so could they be goldfish eggs? My other plants are on hiatus, so this was the only plant in the pond to attach any eggs to for whatever species it was.

I have them in a 10 gallon tank set up for spawning just to see what I get.

Not the best picture, since it came from my phone, but here is a pic of the lily bulb and the eggs.

040214_150200_zpsec239621.jpg
Well, do you know anything yet.....?
 

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