{"id":11968626692,"title":"Nerite Snails","handle":"blue-mystery-snail-1","description":"\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eNerite snails are one of the best algae eating animal you can find for an aquarium. You will receive a mixed pack of healthy Nerite snails also known as Neritina natalensis. The snails you we ship are adult size ranging from .5-1.5 inches in diameter.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBackground and Key Benefits\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003eNerite snails or Neritina natalensis are freshwater snails related to the mollusk family. They are from the East coast of Africa and are found in rivers and streams. These snails come in a variety of colors and patterns including Zebra, Leopard, and Olive. 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You will receive a mixed pack of healthy Nerite snails also known as Neritina natalensis. The snails you we ship are adult size ranging from .5-1.5 inches in diameter.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBackground and Key Benefits\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003eNerite snails or Neritina natalensis are freshwater snails related to the mollusk family. They are from the East coast of Africa and are found in rivers and streams. These snails come in a variety of colors and patterns including Zebra, Leopard, and Olive. Nerite snails are common in the aquarium hobby as they are excellent algae eaters. They will clean algae from glass, substrate, and décor. The second reason they are so popular in our hobby is due to the fact that they do not reproduce in freshwater. In the wild these snails return to brackish water to breed and the baby snails require brackish water for early stages of growth. Therefore, Nerite snails will not overpopulate in an aquarium.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eAlong with serving practical purposes in the aquarium, the snails have  beautiful shells and they are fun to watch. If you look at your glass closely after adding them, you will see the tiny track marks these snails make as they graze on algae!\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003eWe keep these snails on pool filtered sand and in bare bottom tanks with a Matten filters. We feed Shrimp King Algae Pops and Shrimp King Snail Stixx along with Indian Almond Leaves for natural biofilm. We also use LED lighting to provide enough natural algae growth  for them to feed. \u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cem\u003ePlease note: During shipping, snails sometimes go into a hibernation-like state and may not become fully active for up to a week once acclimated to your aquarium. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eTank Parameters\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePh:\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e7.2 to 8.5\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGh:\u003c\/strong\u003e 7 to 15\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eKh: \u003c\/strong\u003e 2 to 8\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTDS:\u003c\/strong\u003e 120 to 400\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp:\u003c\/strong\u003e 68 to 78\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eTank Equipment\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFilter:\u003c\/strong\u003e Matten Filter\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSubstrate:\u003c\/strong\u003e Pool Filter Sand\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWater:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eRO\/DI Water remineralized with Salty Shrimp Gh\/Kh+\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDecor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Malaysian Driftwood, Java Moss and Indian Almond Leaves\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}

Nerite Snails

Product Description
Nerite snails are one of the best algae eating animal you can find for an aquarium. You will receive a mixed pack of healthy Nerite snails also known as Neritina natalensis. The snails you we ship are adult size ranging from .5-1.5 inches in diameter.

Background and Key Benefits


Nerite snails or Neritina natalensis are freshwater snails related to the mollusk family. They are from the East coast of Africa and are found in rivers and streams. These snails come in a variety of colors and patterns including Zebra, Leopard, and Olive. Nerite snails are common in the aquarium hobby as they are excellent algae eaters. They will clean algae from glass, substrate, and décor. The second reason they are so popular in our hobby is due to the fact that they do not reproduce in freshwater. In the wild these snails return to brackish water to breed and the baby snails require brackish water for early stages of growth. Therefore, Nerite snails will not overpopulate in an aquarium.

Along with serving practical purposes in the aquarium, the snails have  beautiful shells and they are fun to watch. If you look at your glass closely after adding them, you will see the tiny track marks these snails make as they graze on algae!

We keep these snails on pool filtered sand and in bare bottom tanks with a Matten filters. We feed Shrimp King Algae Pops and Shrimp King Snail Stixx along with Indian Almond Leaves for natural biofilm. We also use LED lighting to provide enough natural algae growth  for them to feed. 
Please note: During shipping, snails sometimes go into a hibernation-like state and may not become fully active for up to a week once acclimated to your aquarium. 

 

Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 7.2 to 8.5
  • Gh: 7 to 15
  • Kh:  2 to 8
  • TDS: 120 to 400
  • Temp: 68 to 78

Tank Equipment

  • Filter: Matten Filter
  • Substrate: Pool Filter Sand
  • Water: RO/DI Water remineralized with Salty Shrimp Gh/Kh+
  • Decor: Malaysian Driftwood, Java Moss and Indian Almond Leaves
$3.95
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Customer Reviews

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A
A.m.
Plus One

I ordered a nerite snail and when it arrived all was well and there was even an extra bonus snail in the bag. The extra snail turned out to be helpful because one of the snails is thriving zooming around the tank while the other is not doing so well, all signs point that he is not dead but he is also not moving. Over all I am very satisfied with my purchase from Flip Aquatics.

Hi Amber!

Thank you so much for your order! Your one snail that is not moving around is likely not dead. During shipping snail sometimes go into a hibernation-like state and may not become active again for up to a week. Please give this snail some time and let us know after a week how it is doing. Please email us at store@flipaquatics.com for any questions.

Amanda

A
A.T.
What do I think about nerite snails?

Four healthy nerite snails arrived (when only three were ordered). Overall, they're doing well and, based on multiple orders, I have a high degree of confidence in Flip.

F
F.B.
Nerite Snails

Both snails came in perfect, I ordered one and because of the horrible weather. Flip Aquatics waited to ship, both snails are doing great. I would highly recommend.

E
E.
Cute and healthy, scooting along even in the bag they were shipped in

I was wondering what kind of nerites I was going to get, as were just listed as 'variety', and got zebras. Very cute and healthy looking. Good physical condition and very active. The packaging looks trustworthy, had some kind of thick black foam box within the cardboard box and also some thin foam papering filling in the empty space around the bag of water containing the snails. I'm happy with my purchase and will definitely look to this site when ordering live animals online.

L
L.R.
Nerite snails

I will definitely order from Flipaquatics.com again in the future. Fast shipping, great packaging and an extra snail, not to mention healthy animals sold me as a lifetime customer!

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