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Nerite snails 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.
They are already growing. First time I've had the horned variety and really enjoying them.
I order 4, all showed up alive and seem to be thriving. Very happy with my purchase.
Ordered 3 nerite snails and 20 assorted shrimp. All showed up alive and healthy. Acclimated to my tank and they all went straight to business. Been over a week and they're all happy and moving about the tank. Making another order soon. Very happy.
I know Nerites are some of the fussiest snails to get; they often just decide to not thrive in their new environment. However! Bumble and Bee have taken well to their tank, and while Bee is fairly shy and hides during the day, Bumble is all over the tank walls, doing his best to clean the glass of any tasty algae at his pencil-eraser size. They’re perfect!