Cipangopaludina leucythoides (Cleaner Snail)

The Cleaner Snail, Green Torpedo Snail, scientific name Cipangopaludina leucythoides, is a medium to large freshwater snail with gills and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Viviparidae. Our snails originate from Vietnam. When the soft parts of the snail are fully retracted, the operculum seals the aperture of the shell, providing some […]

Viviparus viviparus (Common River Snail)

Viviparus viviparus is a species of large freshwater snail with a gill and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Viviparidae, the river snails. This is a cold water species found in many European countries. Viviparus viviparus is largely confined to major, slow-moving, lowland rivers and to lakes and prefers calcareous (base-rich) waters. […]

Planorbis planorbis (Dwarf Flat Ramshorn Snail)

Planorbis planorbis is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ram’s horn snails. This species is widely distributed across the Palearctic region, and is found south of Oslo in Norway and across Europe to parts of North Africa; it is also found as far east as Lake […]

Planorbella duryi (Ramshorn Snail)

Planorbella duryi (Ramshorn Snail) is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, a pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Planorbidae, the ram’s horn snails. Planorbella duryi can be an interesting addition to a community tank. These snails can be a good match for species tanks as well, like shrimp or snail tanks. Planorbella duryi can do […]

Physa fontinalis (Common Bladder Snail)

Physa fontinalis, common name the Common Bladder Snail, is a species of air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Physidae. The shells of species in the genus Physa are left-handed or sinistral. This species has a wide distribution in the western Palaearctic region but confusion with similar species makes the eastern limits […]

Neritina pulligera «Black» (Black Military Helmet Snail)

Neritina pulligera (Military Helmet Snail, Dusky Nerite) is a species of freshwater snail, a gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae. This species is widely distributed throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Neritina pulligera is found in fast-flowing freshwater streams and rivers with rocky substrates. Throughout its range this species inhabits rivers and streams in close proximity to […]

Melanoides sp. Striped (Thai Striped Trumpet Snail)

Melanoides sp. Striped (Thai Striped Trumpet Snail) is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, a parthenogenetic, aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Thiaridae. This species is native to Thailand. Malaysian Trumpet Snails eat almost continuously. They are good scavengers and tank cleaners thanks to their great appetites. Melanoides sp. Striped can make interesting […]

Melanoides tuberculata (Malaysian Trumpet Snail)

Melanoides tuberculata (Malaysian Trumpet Snail) is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, a parthenogenetic, aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Thiaridae. This species is native to subtropical and tropical northern Africa and southern Asia. Malaysian Trumpet Snails eat almost continuously. They are good scavengers and tank cleaners thanks to their great appetites. Melanoides […]

Tarebia granifera (Spike Tail Trumpet Snail)

Tarebia granifera, (Spike Tail Trumpet Snail, Quilted Melania), is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Thiaridae. This snail is native to south-eastern Asia. The maximum height of adult shells of this species is from 18.5 mm to 25.1 mm, some can reach up to 35 mm. […]

Marisa cornuarietis (Colombian Ramshorn Snail)

Marisa cornuarietis, common name the Colombian Ramshorn Snail, is a species of large freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusc in the family Ampullariidae. It is widespread in northern South America and Central America, including Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. These snails are […]