This aquatic mollusk from Thailand is a great addition to any freshwater aquarium. Like their most common family members (the Tiger, Zebra, and Olive), this Nerite Snail does NOT reproduce in freshwater and it is a great addition to any planted aquariums consuming algae and scavenging for any leftover foods or decaying plant matter. Neritina Pulligera tend to keep most of their foot inside of the shell but are quite active. Very peaceful towards other aquarium inhabitants including nano fish, shrimp, and other snails.
The Military Helmet Snail, as the name says, is a unique jet black gastropod mollusk that its shell resembles a military helmet, very smooth and shiny.
Great for planted tanks - Will not over populate;
Amazing lifestyle - These snail are very active whether its daytime or nighttime;
Safe for plants and any other aquarium inhabitants;
Will adapt to almost any water parameters.
Black Military Helmet Snails eat a big variety of foods such as:
Decaying Plant Matter
Care for them:
- Tank size(Minimum): 10 Gal
- Care: Very Easy
- Temperature: 70-84
- PH: 7.2-8.4
- GH: 6-8
- KH: 4-8
- Lifespan: up to 2 1/2 Years
It is possible that some snails have some shell defects from their wild encounters.
DO NOT USE COPPER IN AQUARIUMS CONTAINING SNAILS!