Assorted Nerite Snail


The Nerite Snail (Nerita sp.) is a freshwater snail native to East Africa. These snails are highly sought after due to their algae eating abilities, as well as their inability to reproduce in freshwater. 

Minimum Tank Size: 5 Gallons

Maximum Fish Size: 1 inches 

Water Temperature: 73F to 80F

Ideal pH: 7.0 - 8.5

Water Hardness: 5 - 18 dGH

Temperament: Peaceful Bottom-Feeder. May crawl out of the water, so a lid is recommended. 


Unless experienced with fish-in cycling, we always suggest cycling an aquarium BEFORE adding fish. Adding fish to a fresh, un-cycled aquarium can kill them rapidly. We offer free water testing at our physical location, and advice via email or call.