Bumblebee Nerite Snail


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Offering Bumblebee Nerite Snail (Clithon corona).

Found primarily in the Philippines, Bumblebee Nerites are striking additions to the aquarium owing to their yellow and black striped carapace and protruding horns. Growing to a small size of approximately 0.7 inches, they are diminutive and inconspicuous, preferring hard water to maintain their shells.

They are superb algae eaters, fitting well into community tanks with inhabitants that won’t eat them or outcompete for food. They are good escape artists, therefore a tight lid is recommended. In the absence of algae for them to eat, aim to provide vegetable tablets or vegetables that will sink to the bottom for them to graze on. These snails will not breed in freshwater therefore there is no risk of overpopulation.

The image used above is for illustration purposes only. Please click here to see the snail’s profile explaining the keeping and breeding conditions for this species. We offer free shipping. Please carefully check our Delivery Conditions before you place an order.