Assassin Snail
Clea helena

Care Level

Low

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

No

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

Less than 2

Minimum Tank Size

10

Color

Black, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Water Conditions

72-78° F, KH 6-12, pH 6.4-7.8

Description


General: The Assassin Snail is a carnivorous snail species that is often utilized as a biological (unwanted snail) control within the hobby. After an unwanted population of snails has been decimated by the Assassin Snail, they will continue to scavenge.

Aquarium Diet (Carnivore): Snails, Carnivore Pellet