Tiger Spike Chopstick Snail (Stenomelania acutospira) - LOCALLY BRED!
We are proud to offer LOCALLY BRED, SUPERB specimens of this beautiful and rare snail! These snails are delivered to our facility by an expert breeder, which saves the snails the stress of long-term incoming shipment. This is particularly beneficial for exotic invertebrates, which graze constantly and are sensitive in lengthy shipment.
- Completely peaceful
- Unique, spike-shaped shell with tiger-like striping
- Safe with all plants and excellent for sifting substrate
- Excellent scavenger and algae eater
- Temperature: 72° - 86° F (22° - 30° C)
- pH: 7.0 – 8.2
- KH: 2 - 12 dKH
- Minimum tank size: 3 - 5 gallons per snail
- Diet: Scavenger that feeds continually. Requires very little feeding in a well-established aquarium containing algae, biofilm, or decaying plant matter. In less mature aquariums, high quality dry foods with high plant content can be sparingly fed daily.
- Social behavior: Peaceful
- Origin: Indonesia, Philippines
- Average adult size: 1 - 2.5 inches (2.5 - 6.4 cm)
- Average purchase size: .5 - 1 inches (1.3 - 2.5 cm)