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Product Code: Black Helmet Snail
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Black Helmet Snail

Black Helmet Snail (single)


The "Black Helmet Snail" is an aquatic snail known for its striking, glossy black shell which resembles a miniature helmet. This snail is popular among freshwater aquarium enthusiasts due to its ability to help maintain a clean environment by consuming algae and detritus.

Product Features:

  1. Distinctive Appearance: The Black Helmet Snail boasts a smooth, coal-black shell that can add a unique aesthetic to any aquarium.
  2. Algae Control: These snails are excellent at controlling algae growth, as they feed on various types of algae, including green and brown varieties.
  3. Low Maintenance: Being a hardy species, they require minimal care, making them suitable for both novice and experienced aquarists.
  4. Compatibility: They are peaceful creatures that get along well with most non-aggressive fish and other snails, making them a safe addition to a community tank.
  5. Size and Growth: The snail can grow up to 1.5 inches in diameter, making it a noticeable yet unobtrusive presence in a tank.

Care Instructions:

  1. Tank Conditions: Maintain water temperatures between 68 and 82°F, with a pH of 7.0 to 8.0. The tank should have a minimum capacity of 10 gallons to provide sufficient space.
  2. Diet: Supplement their diet with blanched vegetables such as zucchini and spinach, and high-calcium foods to support shell health. They will also graze on any natural algae present in the tank.
  3. Substrate: A substrate of fine sand or smooth gravel is preferred to prevent damage to their delicate undersides.
  4. Regular Cleaning: Although these snails help in cleaning the tank, regular maintenance such as water changes and substrate cleaning is necessary to keep the environment healthy for all inhabitants.
  5. Avoid Overcrowding: Ensure not to overcrowd the tank as it can lead to diminished resources and potential stress for the snails.

The Black Helmet Snail is an attractive and useful addition to freshwater aquariums, appreciated for both its beauty and utility in keeping the aquarium clean and balanced.

You will get a single piece of Black Helmet Snail. The packet is fully sealed with pure oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Black Helmet Snail online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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