How Fast Can Snails Eat a Dead Fish, Do They Eat Dead Fish?

Will snails eat dead fish when given the opportunity? And if so, How fast can snails eat a dead fish? Seems like a strange question to ask but if you ever “lost” a fish and have no idea where it went, Your primary suspect is probably going to be your snail right? So let’s dive into … Read more

Will Mystery Snails Eat Dead Fish?

Do Mystery Snails Eat Fish? How about dead fish, Will a mystery snail eat dead fish that are left in the tank? Mystery snails are what’s known as opportunistic scavengers and will eat just about anything that won’t walk away. This includes algae, dead plants, and yes, Dead fish. In fact, They are quite ravenous … Read more

What Does Snail Eggs Look Like – Identification Infographic Guide

What Does Snail Eggs Look Like – An Infographic For Identification Purposes Need to know what snail eggs look like? Need to identify some unknown eggs in your pond or aquarium you suspect might be snail eggs? This infographic guide will help you compare the eggs you have with the most common snail types in … Read more

10 Mystery Snail Fact’s You Didn’t Know

11 Mystery Snail Fact's You Didn't Know

1. Mystery Snail Shell Growth 1) The shells of snails grow by only adding new material at the edges. This is called conchiolin. 2) The shell grows more rapidly when it is moist because the expansion and contraction is facilitated by water. 3) A mystery snail’s shell will have rings on them much like a … Read more

The Best Type of Aquarium Gravels For Snails

Best Substrate for Snails

It can be hard to figure out what the best substrate for your aquarium snails should be. There are so many options, and search engines are clogged with nonsense and, in many cases, Suspect information. This article will dive into what’s important to consider when choosing the right substrate for your snails, which type of … Read more

Tiny Snails In Fish Tank – The Snail HitchHiker

tiny snails in fish tank

One of the more common questions people ask when they discover tiny snails in their fish tank is “Where did these tiny snails come from?” The answer to this question starts with a little exploration into what these tiny creatures are and how they came to be. Many people that own fish tanks also have … Read more

Apple snail eggs, facts, and food

apple snail eggs

Apple snails make great and easy animals to care for. They live peacefully with most varieties of fish, they have no temperament and are completely passive, They help with algae cleanup and overall are very common to have. However, they aren’t perfect and have a few downsides you will need to know about. If your … Read more

Mystery Snails: Do They Need a Heater?

do mystery snails need a heater

Some people are convinced that they need a heater for their mystery snails. In this article, we will discuss whether or not you need to provide a heater for your mystery snails and the benefits of getting one if you do decide to get it. Do mystery snails need a heater? This is actually a … Read more

Ramshorn Snail Eggs: Things You Need To Know

Ramshorn Snail Eggs

Ramshorn snails are a type of freshwater snail that lays eggs in clusters. These eggs have a slimy coating and can be either white or light yellow depending on the species, but they all look alike. Ramhorns are most often brought up as feeder snail for other fish and snails (such as the assassin snail). … Read more

Assassin Snails: What Do They Eat Exactly?

what do assassin snails eat

Assassin snails are a type of freshwater snail that feeds on other aquatic creatures. They get their name from how they hunt for prey – by using the venom in their saliva to paralyze it. The assassin snail then uses its rasp-like tongue to scrape off the soft tissues and consume what is left. So, … Read more