Clea Helena commonly known as Assassin Snail, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks, most of which are marine. Assassin snails are a carnivorous species, so their diet doesnt include any vegetation, algae or plants. They will eat other snails such as Pond Snail, Trumpet Snail, Ramshorn Snail are their favorite snacks. Sometime they will also hunt soft snail eggs, bloodworm and shrimp fry. Assassins don’t usually eat their own kind though. The key benefit of Assassin Snail. Hunt unwanted snails (snail eating snail). They eat almost all snails but leave their own species alone. In a rare occasion, they will also hunt shrimp. Friendly snails, safe for plants, fish, and other aquarium’s inhabitants. Control the pest pond snails, fish food waste, and any decompose materials such as the dead body of the fish, snail, etc. Balanced your aquarium water and create a great ecosystem environment. Caution: Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc. Many commercial fish foods, medications, and plant fertilizers contain copper sulfate. Please avoid any aquarium product contains copper of any form or they may cause harm or even death to your invertebrates. This procedure is standard here at Aquarium Plants Factory® to ensure customers receive the finest and healthiest Aquarium Livestock. Why do we have to quarantine Aquarium Livestock? It because Aquarium Livestock has been travel from all over the world to our aquarium warehouse. 15-Days Live Arrival Guarantee Policy. We always send extra to compensate for any loss, dead on arrival livestock. Please note we will not be compensate for the extra livestock that loss. Do not discard the snail because we may need you to send it back to us. Freshwater snails may stay dormant, unmoved for up to 6-8 days when arrived due to stress in transit, they need time to recover and adapt to their new aquarium environment. After 6-8 days, if the snail still stay dormant or unmoved, please pick them up and give it a smell. If the snail is dead, they will have a very strong smell. Please take some pictures of the snail removed from its shell, a dead snail should slide out of its shell effortlessly. Please keep in mind that freshwater snails only guarantee for 15 days. We don’t guarantee you will continue to success raising them. Many factors may result in failure to raise them such as your aquarium environment, water current, pH, temperature, etc. The item “20 Assassin Snails Clea Helena Freshwater Snail by APF Aquarium Plants Factory” is in sale since Tuesday, June 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Pet Supplies\Fish & Aquariums\Live Invertebrates”. The seller is “plantsfactory” and is located in Fontana, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Water Type: Fresh
- Modified Item: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Water Temperature: Tropical
- Difficulty Level: Beginner
- Modification Description: Aquarium Plants Factory ® private label products. All Right Reserved.
- Species: Clea Helena
- Brand: Aquarium Plants Factory®