Neritina Zebra - algae-eating snails
Does not breed in fresh water
Freshwater mollusc belonging to the Neritidae family.
It is a small snail that measures approximately 2.5 cm in length and is characterized by its black and white striped shell which gives it the appearance of a zebra, hence its name.
The Neritina zebra is native to Africa and Asia, and it is found in the shallow waters of rivers and lakes. It is a gregarious snail which likes to live in groups and which likes well planted aquariums with hiding places. The Neritina zebra is a peaceful species.
Fairly easy to care for, but needs a varied diet and adequate living conditions to stay healthy.
- pH: 6.5 to 8.5
- GH: 5 to 30
- Temperature: 20 to 28°C
Neritina / Vittina are big eaters of green and brown algae films that grow on glasses and decoration. They also accept fish food (flakes, tablets).
If your snails tend to escape, you can use an invisible barrier: SNAIL SAFE