Zebra Nerite Snail (Neritina natalensis)


The Zebra Nerite Snail is an ornately patterned species of snail known for their voracious appetites for nuisance algae in the aquarium.  They are plant safe and a great addition to any freshwater aquarium without snail predators.  The can not reproduce successfully without brackish water and therefore will not overpopulate the aquarium.

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Zebra Nerite Snail (Neritina natalensis)

Origin: Wild Indonesia
Diet: Filamentous and diatom algaes
Adult Size: 1″
Recommended Tank Size: 2 gallons
Compatibility: Plant safe

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     72-78F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm