Tracked Nerite Snail .:. Neritina natalensis sp. "Tracked" .:. Freshwater Aquarium Snail Information Page
Tracked Nerite Snail .:algae eating abilities! This snail will clean your tank spotless. It is recommended that you supplement their diet since Snail may not be able to sustain itself solely on algae in the tank. This species is also larger than other nerite snails and will not be able to successfully eat algae off of small leaves due to its weight. It is thought that when the snail is uncomfortable it will escape, but will not when happy. Also does not bother any other aquarium inhabitants.
Small Horned Nerite Snails are one of the most popular freshwater aquarium snails these days. Nerite Snails are often sold as freshwater aquarium snails, although there are some saltwater varieties as well. Nerites have a reputation for being an outstanding tank cleaner and one of the most proficient algae eating snails around. Nerite Snails can be described as being docile, peaceful and tranquil in temperament, being able to move throughout the tank with ease.