This aquatic mollusk is one of the rarest type of Nerite Snail. They come from freshwater and brackish water environments in the Philippines and Indonesia and can actually live in a vast variety of water parameters. These snails are a somewhat patternless yellow racers from the neritina species.
Great for planted tanks - contrast with plants is phenomenal;
Will not breed in freshwater;
Very active - Daytime and Nighttime;
Safe for plants and any other aquarium inhabitants;
Snail coloration - amazing color contrast between the red/yellow and the black racing like stripes;
One of the best at eating algae.
Yellow Nerite Snails eat a big variety of foods such as:
Decaying Plant Matter
Care for them:
- Tank size(Minimum): 10 Gal
- Care: Very Easy
- Temperature: 77-84
- PH: 6.8-8.4
- GH: 6-8
- KH: 2-12
- Lifespan: up to 5 Years
It is possible that some snails have some shell defects from their wild encounters.
DO NOT USE COPPER IN AQUARIUMS CONTAINING SNAILS!