Red Collar Snail (Norrisia norrisi)
Max Size: 2 inches
Reef Compatible: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons
The Red Collar Snail is a fascinating and distinct species, characterized by its smooth shell and strikingly bright red foot. In your aquarium, these snails will undoubtedly stand out against the glass, adding a vivid touch to your aquatic landscape. Native to the Pacific coast of Mexico, they thrive best in cooler water temperatures.
To create an ideal habitat for the Red Collar Snail, provide an aquarium with ample rockwork for them to graze on and explore freely. These snails are known for their curiosity and movement, so it's essential to offer them enough space to roam about.
Being invertebrates, the Red Collar Snails are sensitive to high nitrate levels and should never be exposed to copper-based medications, which can be harmful to them. To ensure their proper nutrition, make sure the aquarium provides sufficient food sources. If the natural food levels are not adequate, you can supplement their diet with vegetable-based tablet foods or dried seaweeds.
With their stunning appearance and unique traits, the Red Collar Snails are a captivating addition to any aquarium, making it a more vibrant and dynamic underwater world.