Zebra Nerite snails (Neritina natalensis)
The Nerite Snail ( Neritina natalensis ) is very colourful and easy to keep, they are peaceful in temperament and make a great algae cleaner to any aquarium. Nerites originate from brackish waters in eastern Africa, this is where fresh water meets salt water. These snails have adapted to live in fresh water and can also be kept in brackish if you wish to breed them. They range in size from 2 – 4cm. These nerites are black and golden zebra striped.
3 - 4cm in size, adults grow up to 4cm.
Recommended Water parameters: Fresh Water | 19-24˚C Degrees | PH Range 6.5 - 8.0 | Ammonia 0ppm | Nitrite 0ppm | Nitrate Below 20ppm
Our Tank Water parameters: Fresh Water | 19-24˚C Degrees | PH Range 7.2 - 7.6
Tank Mate Compatibility : Snails can be attacked by Loaches if they are not well fed. Assassin Snails will try to go after Nerites and its advised that they are not housed together.
Feeding : You can feed your shrimp algae flakes, blanched vegetables, and all types of foods. Feed sparingly, Shrimp will feed off natural fauna and algae. We sell a range of foods, which are great for shrimp!
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Your order is heavily insulated to ensure your livestock is kept warm throughout its journey. Our boxes contain a heat pad during the winter period, its environmentally friendly and can be disposed of!
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It can be very upsetting to find that your new inhabitants have perished or are missing from their journey. In the event of this happening we will either refund you or arrange a replacement within 24 hours of reporting the issue to us.
Don't open the bag straight away, take as many photos as possible and get in contact! We may ask you for additional photos of the perished items, so please don't throw them away.
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