Nerite Snail


Scientific name - Nerita sp.

Family – Mollusca

Common name – Nerite Snail

Max Size – 1 in (2.5 cm)

Range - Caribbean, Pacific Ocean

Care Level – Easy

Temperament – Peaceful

Foods and feeding – The snail will roam the aquarium eating algae

Aquarium suitability –

Reef compatibility – Yes

Captive care – This snail is extremely helpful in keeping an aquarium clean by eating algae. It comes in a variety of different colors and patterns. Like all invertebrates it is extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper, and even tiny amounts are lethal to them.
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