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Lives best in an environment of pH- 6.0 – 8.6 but will accept a versatile water temp of fresh or brackish water.This species have golden to light red toned shells. They have long spines around the apex of the shell. Their native habitat is in small streams on algae covered stones and on vegetation stalks. These snails will clean your glass, rocks, and plant leaves that also include algae types: Black Beard Algae & Green Hair Algae. As a medium sized snail they will get to about the size of a nickel. This type is hard to reproduce and should live two to three years. They are compatible with all other snails we offer. As with most live animal their shells may vary slightly, actual snail you receive may not be exactly as pictured.
Minimum quantity for “Nerite Snail – Algae Eating Spiny Sun Nerite Snail” is 3.