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Clea helena

Assassin Snail

Clea helena

Description
  1. Common name(s): Assassin Snail
  2. Scientific name: Clea helena (syn. Anentome helena)
  3. Family: Nassariidae
  4. Origin: South East Asia

Clea helena

Clea helena

Clea helena

Clea helena

Assassin Snail
  1. Maximum size: 3 cm / 1.18 inch in length
  2. Life span: Up to 3 years
  3. Sexing: Separate sexes, not hermaphroditic
  4. Minimum tank size: 30 l / 8 gallons
  5. Temperature: 20 to 30 °C (68-86 °F)
  6. Water: PH 7 to 8,5
  7. Bottom: Fine to medium freshwater aquarium gravel or sand
  8. Feeding: The Assassin Snail is a carnivore and eats other snails, their spawn, worms and carrion.
    It does not eat plants.