Family: Mytiloidae
Genus & Species:

Nerita sp.

Common Name:

Nerite Snail

Size: Up to 1″ (2.5cm)
Habitat: Americas:Caribbean, Florida, Gulf of Mexico.
Min Tank Size: 10 gallon
Diet: Omnivore. Quality flake or pellet food
Plant eating tendency: Low.
Algae eating tendency: Moderate to high. Will eat green spot algae.
Behavior: Non-aggressive.
Water: 68°F-85°F, (20-30°C),ph 6.5-8.0, KH 5-12
Care: Easy. Requires brackish water to reproduce as it has a marine larval stage.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good, do not house with others that eat snails ie: puffers etc.

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