Blue Ramshorn Snails are a very common aquatic snail. Luckily they are completely harmless making them perfect companion for guppies. Ramshorn snails are a wonderful addition to any freshwater aquarium.
Their shell is a beautiful natural shape and they come in variety of colors. They eat algae and left over food that can make the water dangerous for fish.
Benefits of Blue Ramshorn Snails
- They do not eat plants.
- They can live in hard or soft water and low or high pH.
- Snails are great at revealing water quality too.
If you see your Ramshorn snails remaining at the surface at the water line and actually trying to climb out of the water then you know the water is not safe for your fish and it is time for a change.
Ramshorn snails breathe through lungs and have to go up to the surface for air. They also carry bubble of air inside their shell which they can use like ballast to pop up to the surface.
Ramshorn snails can live about two years or longer. Most of Ramshorn snails grow to about the size of a quarter or larger. Ramshorn snails can live in slightly brackish water which makes them great tank mates with guppy fish.