0106 Mystery Snails, Purple Black

0106 Mystery Snails, Purple Black

  • $2.99

This listing is for Purple Black Mystery Snails. They will be pea size to adult size

Common Name: Purple Black Mystery Snail 
Latin Name: Pomacea bridgesii 

Origin: Originally found throughout the Amazon river basin, now widespread throughout the hobby. 
Mystery snails are often sold under the name Golden Apple snail. This beneficial snail consumes excess algae and detritus. The apple snails are popular aquarium-pets because of their attractive appearance and size. Take all types of life & frozen food, pellets and flakes.


Name    Mystery Snails

Scientific name Pomacea Brigesii / Pomacea Diffusa

Tank size (minimal)          5-gallons (~20 liters)

Keeping               Easy

Breeding              Easy

Size        4.5 – 6.5 cm (1.7 – 2.5 inches)

Temperature     20 to 28 C  (~68°F – 84°F)

Optimal PH         7 – 8

Optimal GH         7 – 18

Optimal KH         8  (3 -18)

TDS (optimal)     100-250 (100-400)

Nitrate  Less than 20 ppm

Diet        Algae eater/omnivore

Temperament   Peaceful and solitary

Life span              1 – 3 years

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  • All sizes listed are approximate
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