Black Devil Snail (Fauna ater)


The Black Devil Snail, also known as Faunus ater, is a striking freshwater snail known for its elongated, conical shell and deep black colouration. This snail is not only an aesthetic addition to an aquarium but also plays a role in substrate aeration and the consumption of detritus. They are relatively easy to care for, making them suitable for both novice and experienced aquarists. It’s essential to provide them with a calcium-rich diet to ensure the health and strength of their shells.

  • Maximum adult size: 7 cm
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Difficulty of care: Easy
  • Preferred Temperature: 24-28°C
  • Preferred pH of water: 7.0-8.5
  • Type of breeding: Egg layer

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The Black Devil Snail is a captivating freshwater snail, distinguished by its sleek, elongated black shell. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this snail contributes to substrate aeration and detritus cleanup in the aquarium. Easy to care for and peaceful in nature, the Black Devil Snail is a unique addition that combines functionality with visual charm in aquatic settings.


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