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Nassarius Snail - Group of 10

Great sand sifter

Chain

Pros: Great sand sifter and bed cleaner

Cons: Hard to keep track of where they are

These snails bury themselves deep in the sand bed keeping it well aerated, stirred, and cleaned of detritus. They do a wonderful job and frequently will pop out and scurry around only to dissappear again. Sometimes they will climb up the glass; however most of their time is spent in the sand bed. They are quick for a snail and can move fairly rapidly. A great snail to keep and to have if sand...
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Mexican Turbo Snail

Mexican Turbo Snail

“ The mexican turbo snails are awesome algae controlled snails. This is the only kinds of snail that would eat hair algae, provided its trimmed. The mexican turbo snails do well in temperature of 74-78. Anything higher, these snails tend to suffer. I suggest one mexican turbo per 25 gallon. ” --nycbob

100% Positive Reviews
Nassarius Snail - Group of 10

Nassarius Snail - Group of 10

“ These snails bury themselves deep in the sand bed keeping it well aerated, stirred, and cleaned of detritus. They do a wonderful job and frequently will pop out and scurry around only to dissappear again. Sometimes they will climb up the glass; however most of their time is spent in the sand bed. They are quick for a snail and can move fairly rapidly. A great snail to keep and to have if sand...” --Chain

100% Positive Reviews
Turbo/Astrea Snail - Group of 50

Turbo/Astrea Snail - Group of 50

“ They make my rocks look new!!!!!!! ” --levinjac

100% Positive Reviews
Turbo/Astrea Snail

Turbo/Astrea Snail

The Turbo Snail, a.k.a. Astrea or Florida Turbo, is the most popular snail in the aquarium industry. Turbos are cone-shaped and their shells are often times covered in coralline algae. These snails are tremendous film-algae eaters and will forage on diatoms and other algaes that grow on live rock and aquarium glass. They are nocturnal and do most of their cleaning at night. These snails will...

Nerite Snail

Nerite Snail

Very hardy species that will do great in the aquarium. They are strict algae eaters so they will help keep your aquarium clean.Snails belong to a Class known as Gastropods, which make up the largest class of Mollusks. Snails grow by increasing their swirling body while producing a protective shell. This shell protects their soft body from predators. They will use a pad, or foot, that extends...

Cerith Snail - Group of 10

Cerith Snail - Group of 10

The Cerith Snail is a tremendous scavenging snail that will devour the diatom algae in your aquarium. These snails will bury into the sand bed, crawl along rockwork or aquarium glass, and do much of their feeding at night. They provide this useful service -- both the eating of algae, as well as the sifting of the sand -- with little effort or care. They make a great addition to any aquarium. ...

Fancy Nassarius Snail

Fancy Nassarius Snail

Snails belong to a Class known as Gastropods, which make up the largest class of Mollusks. Snails grow by increasing their swirling body while producing a protective shell. This shell protects their soft body from predators. They will use a pad, or foot, that extends from their shell which allows them to drag their shell along. As they drag their shell often times their mouth and eyes can be...

Turbo/Astrea Snail - Group of 10

Turbo/Astrea Snail - Group of 10

The Turbo Snail, a.k.a. Astrea or Florida Turbo, is the most popular snail in the aquarium industry. Turbos are cone-shaped and their shells are often times covered in coralline algae. These snails are tremendous film-algae eaters and will forage on diatoms and other algaes that grow on live rock and aquarium glass. They are nocturnal and do most of their cleaning at night. These snails will...

Nasssarius Snail

Nasssarius Snail

The Nassarius Snail is a wonderful reef tank scavenger. These snails have a trunk-like tube they extend from their curved shells in order to hunt down food. The Nassarius will often times bury itself into the sand bed and wait until it senses food in its vicinity. They are good at keeping the top layer of the sand bed stirred up without damaging microfauna. They are great at removing detritus,...

Nerite Snail - Group of 10

Nerite Snail - Group of 10

Very hardy species that will do great in the aquarium. They are strict algae eaters so they will help keep your aquarium clean.Snails belong to a Class known as Gastropods, which make up the largest class of Mollusks. Snails grow by increasing their swirling body while producing a protective shell. This shell protects their soft body from predators. They will use a pad, or foot, that extends...

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