Don’t be fooled by the Nassarius snail’s relatively small size (they can barely reach 2 cm (~ 0.8 inches) as it is one of the most skilled and voracious scavengers.
Nassarius snails are amazing sand sifters. They are able to clean and keep the sand well aerated by burying themselves in it.
||Zombie snails, Super Tongan snail, Bruised nassa, Common Eastern nassa|
|Scientific Name||Nassarius sp.|
|Tank size (minimal)||5 gallons (~20 liters)|
|Size||1 – 2 cm (~0.4 – 0.8 inches)|
|Optimal Temperature||22 – 26°C (~72°F – 80°F)|
|Water type||SG = 1.023 – 1.025|
|Optimal PH||8.1 – 8.4 (7.5 – 9)|
|Optimal KH||5 – 12|
|Nitrate||Less than 20 ppm|
|Diet||Omnivorous / Carnivorous|
|Temperament||Peaceful (with caution)|
|Life span||up to 3 years|
|Color Form||Mostly white, yellow, sandy, dark and brown|