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Nerite Snail ( Neritina violacea )

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Nerite Snail the best algae eater in Planted Tank


Not Sold in Stores! Due to the popularity of our Nerite Snail, it may sell out. As of Today we do have a limited supply 

Neritina violacea or nerite snail generally occurs in river mouths and mostly in brackish waters. At times it occurs in fresh or almost freshwater near the upper tidal limit, such as in Orissa and in the Ganges delta. It is found mainly in the upper mudflat, attached to pillars or in crevices of the bricks or rocks.


The benefit of Nerite Snails 

✔️ They form your aquarium cleaning crew

✔️ Keeps the glass and substrate crystal clear

✔️ Consumes all types of algae and waste matter in its path

✔️ Does not overpopulate the tank when placed in freshwater

✔️ Adds attractive colour to the tank, interesting to watch them feed

✔️ Grows in normal to low temperatures with very little extra care

✔️ Very peaceful and do extremely well in community tanks!

✔️ Does not eat plants

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