Popular for their unique patterns and colors, as well as their practical benefits. They work hard to clean algae off of glass, plants, and decorations, they eat hair algae, and they keep your substrate clean and the correct color.
Origin: Neritidae They originated in East Africa.
Care Level: Easy The ideal water temperature for guppies is anywhere between 65 to 85F.
They prefer close-to-normal pH levels, the ideal pH level for a them ranges from 6.5 to 8.5, the value found in their natural habitat.
These algae-loving snails are herbivores, where they feed on plants and greens in general.
Nerite snails do not tolerate water with high nitrate levels.
Snails are very sensitive to copper, so watch out for copper if you use tap water in your tank.
It can subsist on algae if there is enough present in the aquarium. Their diet can be supplemented with algae wafers and/or blanched vegetables such as zucchini, kale, spinach, or cucumber.
Size: 1 - 1.5 Inches They usually will remain around 1 inch throughout their lifespan, but the occasional snail will reach 1 1/2 inches.
Life Span: 2 Years If they are provided with proper aquarium conditions.