Nerite snails are simple, often beautiful addition for virtually any freshwater aquarium. These snails are known for their simplicity to take care of, as well as their vibrant colors and patterns. As a bonus, Nerite snails even clean algae and grime from the tank!
Nerites are from the crowded Neritidae family, along with over 200 other species. Some originate in bodies of saltwater, such as oceans, and others hail from freshwater areas, such as rivers and streams. As a result, Nerite snails come in both saltwater and freshwater varieties.