Tiger Nerite Snail
Tiger Nerite Snail
Tiger nerite snails are small, tropical freshwater snails that are native to South Africa. They are popular among aquarists due to their attractive, tiger-stripe patterned shells and their relatively small size, which makes them suitable for smaller aquariums.
In the wild, tiger nerite snails can be found in a variety of habitats, including rivers, streams, and estuaries. They are adaptable creatures and can tolerate a wide range of water conditions.
In the aquarium, tiger nerite snails are generally peaceful and can make a great addition to a community tank. They are herbivorous and will help to keep your tank clean by feeding on algae and other organic matter.
One unique aspect of tiger nerite snails is that they are not capable of reproducing in freshwater. This means that if you want to breed them, you will need to provide a brackish water environment for them. This can be achieved by adding a small amount of salt to the water in the tank.
Tiger nerite snails are relatively easy to care for, as they have low maintenance requirements. They do best in an established tank with plenty of hiding spots and a good filtration system. They are sensitive to changes in water quality, so it is important to perform regular water changes and maintain a healthy environment for them.
Overall, tiger nerite snails are a great choice for those looking to add a bit of color and activity to their aquarium. With proper care, they can live for several years, making them a long-lasting addition to your tank.
"Please note that the images of the product shown on our website are for illustration purposes only and may not exactly match the actual product. Variations in color, size, shape, and other design elements may occur. If you have any questions or concerns about the appearance of the product, please don't hesitate to contact us before placing your order."
To ensure every customer is happy, we offer a DOA guarantee. Please refer to our shipping policy for more.
Free In-store Pickup
Local to Tucson? Order online and we will notify you when your order is ready for pickup! In the event of unavailability or delays, we will notify you ahead of time.
Consistent Shipping Schedule
All orders are shipped on Mondays to ensure the best delivery time. Do to the nature of how we handle fish orders, expect them to arrive in about 1-2 weeks.