Apple snail

Learn about the fascinating world of apple snails and discover essential care tips for keeping them as pets. Find out how to create the perfect environment for these unique creatures.
Report from the Florida Zone: The Giant Apple Snail Sweet, Florida, Apple Snail, Apple, Edible, Fresh Water, Snail, Plant Life, Food Source

A key part of the Floridial Floridianity of Florida is that sooner or later, everyone and everything makes its way down here, and once here, it thrives. It's a place where everything that can happen does, and must. Take for example the Giant Apple Snail, Pomacea maculata, which grows at least twice the size of a traditional apple snail - sometimes larger than a softball. In the Florida Everglades, there's an endangered bird called the Snail Kite which feeds exclusively on snails and is…

Clive Nigel
Plants, Aquarium Snails, Invertebrates, Live Plants, Aquarium, Live Aquarium, Fresh Water, Planted Aquarium, Organic Matter

Apple Snails are a tropical freshwater species of aquarium snail. They are very common and available at almost all LFS. They range in color from deep blue to gold and even striped. Apple Snails are often refered to as "Blue Mystery Snails" in the pet store, with little regard or information about their species. Purchasers often do not realize they can grow very large very quickly. A 1 inch diameter shell is common size for adult Apple Snails. They are slow creatures that have a large apetite…

Brianna Tresslar