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Family: Viviparariidae
Genus & Species:

Viviparus malleattus

Common Name:

Japanese Trapdoor Snail

Size: Up to 2″ (5.1cm)
Habitat: Asia:Burma and thailand in freshwater ponds, lakes and streams.
Min Tank Size: 10 gallon
Diet: Omnivore.
Plant eating tendency: Low.
Algae eating tendency: Moderate to high.
Behavior: Non-aggressive.
Water: 68°F-85°F, (20-30°C),ph 6.5-8.0, KH 5-12
Care: Easy.
Communities: Good.
Suitability: Good, do not house with others that eat snails ie: puffers etc.

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