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The Black Mystery Snail is a hardy species that can thrive in a variety of aquatic environments, and is an ideal choice for beginner aquarists. With the proper care and maintenance, these snails can live for up to 3 years in captivity. Additionally, they are incredibly low maintenance and easy to take care of, making them a great choice for the busy aquarist. With its unique nocturnal behavior and peaceful temperament, the Black Mystery Snail is an attractive and entertaining addition to any aquarium.
Members of the Ampullariidae family can be identified by their large size and distinct shell shape. Additionally, males and females of the same age can be distinguished by size, as the females are larger than the males. Eggs are laid in clutches and hatch within two to three weeks, depending on the temperature. It is important to note that the young snails will eat the same diet as the adults. Furthermore, the environment, food, and age of the snails all play a role in determining the gender.
Pomacea sp. are opportunistic feeders and will consume a variety of food items.