Blue Mystery Snail Juveniles
You will receive one juvenile Mystery Snail around 5mm in size.
The mystery snail is a freshwater snail which is extremely popular because of their beautiful colour variations, easy care and peaceful temperament. They love to eat algae, and can grow up to 5cm in diameter, with a minimum tank requirement of 15 litres.
Mystery snails are extremely active eaters, which makes them so excellent at removing aquarium waste. They are harmless to live plants as long as enough food is available for them; they will munch on plants if hungry enough. Other than algae and biofilm, they also eat fish/invertebrate pellets, algae wafers, and blanched vegetables such as zucchini, carrots, or cucumber.
Recommended Tank Parameters
- pH level range: 7 to 8.5
- Temperature range: 20-25C
- Water type: kH 12-18; gH 8-18
- Notes: Snails are very sensitive to copper, so please keep it at a minimum. They also need sufficient calcium in their water to maintain shell health, which can be helped with greens, by floating a cuttle bone in the water, or by using calcium additives.
Blue Mystery Snail juveniles (Pomacea bridgesii) are captivating and visually appealing freshwater snails that bring a splash of blue to aquariums. With their unique coloration and peaceful nature, these snails are highly sought after by aquarists. This article provides valuable insights into caring for Blue Mystery Snail juveniles and ensuring their well-being in your aquarium.
Blue Mystery Snail juveniles typically have a size of around 1 inch, but they can grow up to 2 inches in diameter as adults. Their shells showcase a stunning blue coloration, which adds a vibrant and eye-catching element to the tank. These snails are known for their ability to consume algae and decaying organic matter, contributing to a cleaner and healthier aquarium.
To provide optimal care for Blue Mystery Snail juveniles, maintain a well-maintained aquarium with stable water parameters. Keep the temperature between 68-82°F (20-28°C) and the pH level between 7.0 and 8.0. Provide a varied diet consisting of algae-based sinking pellets, blanched vegetables, and occasional calcium supplements. Ensure the presence of calcium-rich substrates or cuttlebone to support shell growth.
Do's and Don'ts:
Do provide a suitable substrate for the snails, as they like to burrow and lay their eggs in it.
Do monitor water parameters regularly to ensure suitable conditions for the snails.
Do offer a balanced diet that includes both plant-based and calcium-rich foods.
Don't expose the snails to sudden changes in water temperature or quality, as it can cause stress.
Don't keep Blue Mystery Snail juveniles with aggressive tank mates that may harm or stress them.
In conclusion, Blue Mystery Snail juveniles are captivating and beneficial additions to freshwater aquariums. By providing a suitable environment and proper care, you can enjoy the beauty and functionality these snails bring to your aquatic setup.
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