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Nerite Snails For Sale Portion Size You will receive one juvenile Nerite Snail 0.5-0.8cm in size. Description  Nerite Snails: The Ultimate Guide for Aquarium Hobbyists Are you looking...
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Nerite Snails For Sale


Portion Size

You will receive one juvenile Nerite Snail 0.5-0.8cm in size.

Description 

Nerite Snails: The Ultimate Guide for Aquarium Hobbyists

Are you looking for an effective and fascinating way to control algae in your aquarium? Look no further than nerite snails! Known for their excellent algae-eating capabilities and unique shell patterns, nerite snails are a popular choice among aquarists. In this comprehensive guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about nerite snails, including care tips, benefits, and where to find nerite snails for sale.

What Are Nerite Snails?

Nerite snails (Neritina sp.) are freshwater snails known for their beautiful, patterned shells and their ability to keep aquariums clean. They are available in various species, each with distinct shell designs and colors, making them a visually appealing addition to any tank.

Why Choose Nerite Snails?

  • Algae Control: Nerite snails are renowned for their algae-eating prowess. They consume a wide variety of algae, keeping your tank clean and reducing the need for manual cleaning.
  • Low Maintenance: These snails are hardy and easy to care for, making them ideal for beginners and experienced aquarists alike.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: With their striking shell patterns, nerite snails add a unique visual element to your aquarium.

Nerite Snail Care Tips

  1. Tank Setup: A 10-gallon tank is suitable for a small group of nerite snails. Ensure the tank has a lid, as these snails can escape.
  2. Water Parameters: Maintain a pH level between 7.0-8.5 and a temperature range of 72-78°F. Hard water is preferred to support shell health.
  3. Diet: While nerite snails primarily feed on algae, supplement their diet with blanched vegetables and algae wafers to ensure they receive adequate nutrition.
  4. Compatibility: Nerite snails are peaceful and can coexist with most fish and invertebrates. Avoid housing them with aggressive or snail-eating species.

Where to Buy Nerite Snails

If you're looking to buy nerite snails, there are several options available:

  • Local Fish Stores: Many pet and aquarium stores have nerite snails for sale. Visit your local store to see the snails in person and get advice from knowledgeable staff.
  • Online Retailers: Numerous online stores specialize in aquatic pets and supplies. Websites like Aquatic Arts, LiveAquaria, and Amazon offer nerite snails for sale with convenient home delivery.
  • Aquarium Clubs and Forums: Join online aquarium communities where members often trade or sell nerite snails. This can be a great way to find healthy snails from experienced hobbyists.

Benefits of Adding Nerite Snails to Your Aquarium

  • Effective Algae Eaters: Nerite snails help maintain a clean tank by consuming algae that can otherwise overrun your aquarium.
  • Natural Aesthetics: Their unique and varied shell patterns add a natural and decorative touch to your tank.
  • Eco-Friendly: By using nerite snails for algae control, you reduce the need for chemical algae treatments, promoting a healthier aquatic environment.

Common Issues and Solutions

  • Shell Health: Ensure your water is hard enough to support healthy shell growth. Provide calcium supplements if necessary.
  • Escaping: Nerite snails can climb out of tanks. Always use a lid to prevent escapes.

Conclusion

Nerite snails are a valuable addition to any freshwater aquarium, offering both practical benefits and aesthetic appeal. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced aquarist, these snails can help keep your tank clean and vibrant. When looking for nerite snails for sale, consider local stores, online retailers, and aquarium communities to find the best options. By following the care tips outlined in this guide, you can ensure your nerite snails thrive and contribute to a healthy, beautiful aquarium.


Recommended Tank Parameters

  • pH level range: 7 to 8.4
  • Temperature range: 22-26C
  • 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.

 

 

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Amy Hudson

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Jason Toppi
Very satisfied

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Nanda K Mamidanna
Awesome, Prompt Customer Service, On time Delivery

With so many scammers out there, good to see a business with a Customer satisfaction as its focus.
Got Nerite Snails delivered, for some reason a majority of them did not move after acclimating for an Hour. Informed the team, answered a couple of questions and Next day I get replacement Snails.
Highly recommend this business. Will be ordering some more soon.

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Amy Hudson

Nerite Snail

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Jason Toppi
Very satisfied

No issues would recommend

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Nanda K Mamidanna
Awesome, Prompt Customer Service, On time Delivery

With so many scammers out there, good to see a business with a Customer satisfaction as its focus.
Got Nerite Snails delivered, for some reason a majority of them did not move after acclimating for an Hour. Informed the team, answered a couple of questions and Next day I get replacement Snails.
Highly recommend this business. Will be ordering some more soon.

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We ship from Mondays to Wednesdays (all orders from Monday to noon of Wednesday will be ship out in the same week and any orders made after noon of Wednesday will be processed next Monday).

For any livestock you have in your order, we will ship them via Australia Post express service. This will usually take 24 - 48 hours to reach you after leaving our workshop.

Any other dry goods, bonsai, plants, and accessories will be sent via standard post. Usually, you will receive the items within 3-7 business day after order is fulfilled.

We alway try to process your order as soon as we can, if you have any questions please contact us on support@aquafy.com.au.

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