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Ramshorn Snail Portion Size You will receive one Ramshorn Snail around 0.8-1.5cm in diameter. Description Ramshorn Snails are excellent tank cleaners. Their food sources include dead or decaying plant...
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Ramshorn Snail

Portion Size

You will receive one Ramshorn Snail around 0.8-1.5cm in diameter.

Description

Ramshorn Snails are excellent tank cleaners. Their food sources include dead or decaying plant matter, soft algae, uneaten food and fallen tank mates.They do not harm healthy aquarium plants. Ramshorn Snail diet should also consist of calcium-rich supplements, which is important for healthy shell growth.

They are great community tank mates and are safe with all fish, shrimp, and plants.  These snails reproduce extremely quickly, making them a perfect live food starter colony for puffers and other snail-eaters. Juvenile snails grow to breeding size within 2 months. These snails can grow up to 4cm in diameter.



Tank Parameters

  • Care level: Easy
  • Life span: 1–2 years
  • Tank: Freshwater; 5+ Liters
  • Feeding: Generally herbivorous; eats decaying plant matter
  • pH: 7.0-8.0
  • Temperature: 16-28C

Ramshorn Snails (Planorbella duryi) are small and unique freshwater snails that add a touch of intrigue to aquariums. With their spiral-shaped shells and peaceful nature, these snails are valued for their aesthetic appeal and algae-consuming abilities. This article offers valuable insights into caring for Ramshorn Snails and ensuring their well-being in your aquarium.

Characteristics:
Ramshorn Snails come in various colors, including red, brown, and blue, and their shells resemble the shape of a ram's horn, giving them their name. They typically have a size ranging from 0.5 to 1 inch in diameter. Ramshorn Snails are known for their ability to consume algae and decaying organic matter, making them beneficial in maintaining a clean and balanced aquarium.

Care Tips:
To provide optimal care for Ramshorn Snails, maintain a well-maintained aquarium with stable water parameters. Keep the temperature between 65-80°F (18-27°C) and the pH level between 7.0 and 8.0. Offer a varied diet consisting of algae, decaying plant matter, and sinking pellets. Avoid overfeeding, as excessive food can lead to water quality issues.

Do's and Don'ts:

Do provide ample hiding places and grazing surfaces for the snails.
Do monitor water parameters regularly to ensure suitable conditions for the snails.
Do offer a balanced diet that includes algae and decaying plant matter.
Don't expose the snails to sudden changes in water temperature or quality, as it can stress them.
Don't keep Ramshorn Snails with aggressive fish species that may harm or eat them.
In conclusion, Ramshorn Snails are intriguing 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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
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Craig

Great service and quality products and livestock thanks 😊 👍

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Renee

They took a long time to arrive and they were dead when I got them.

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s.m.
Great service

Quick processing and shipment. All snails arrived alive and well.

M
M.D.

Got small snails

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Kirsty (Australia)
Quick delivery

Most of these survived postage. Not sure if it should have read 'live animals" rather than "fragile" on the delivery box.
They seem to be going well in the pond.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
57%
(4)
14%
(1)
14%
(1)
0%
(0)
14%
(1)
C
Craig

Great service and quality products and livestock thanks 😊 👍

R
Renee

They took a long time to arrive and they were dead when I got them.

s
s.m.
Great service

Quick processing and shipment. All snails arrived alive and well.

M
M.D.

Got small snails

K
Kirsty (Australia)
Quick delivery

Most of these survived postage. Not sure if it should have read 'live animals" rather than "fragile" on the delivery box.
They seem to be going well in the pond.

Shipping Note

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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