Nassarius Snail

Latin name: (Nassarius sp.)

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Black, Tan, White

Diet

Carnivore

Preferred Conditions

Easy

Avg. Max Size

½"

Minimum Tank Size

Family

Nassariidae

The Nassarius Snail is an incredibly useful addition to any marine aquarium. Its scavenging behavior helps keep the substrate clean and healthy, while its burrowing activity helps to prevent compaction and aerate the substrate. This hardworking snail is a must-have for any marine aquarium, providing essential services to maintain a healthy environment. Furthermore, it’s a visually pleasing addition to any tank, with its distinctive spiral shell resembling an olive pit.

The Nassarius Snail is an excellent addition to an established aquarium due to its preference for live rock and deep sand bed. Not only is it beneficial for algae control, but it is also known to be extremely sensitive to high nitrate levels and copper-based medications. Therefore, it is important to ensure that the parameters of the aquarium are suitable before adding this species. Despite its many benefits, breeding the Nassarius Snail in captivity is quite difficult and rarely successful. For this reason, it is recommended to obtain specimens from a trusted supplier. Additionally, it is important to maintain proper water conditions in the aquarium to ensure the long-term health and well-being of the Nassarius Snail.

The purchase size for these screws will fall within the range of 1/4″ to 1/2″. This will allow for a variety of applications and ensures a snug fit.

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