Spiny Shell Astrea Snail


Scientific name: Astrea  sp.
Colour Form: As pictured
Approx. Size: 3 cm
Care Level: Easy
Lighting: Medium
Waterflow: Moderate
Water Conditions: 24-27 °C, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025, Calc 400-450

26 in stock

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These superb snails look great with interesting shaped shells. They have a ravenous appetite for algae and spend most of their time claning live rock of nuisance algae. They are known to eat hair algae, cyanobacteria and diatoms and are a valuable addition to every clean up crew.

If you have an algae problem these guys will be your best friend.

It is advised to add one snail for every 2 gallons of water.

These snails require to be acclimatised slowly over a period of hours using the drip method.



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Weight 1 g