View Full Version : Are Nerites breeding machines??

01-28-2010, 12:51 AM
Hi all

I currently have a nerite snail in my betta tank. I got him becuase I read/was told that nerites don't breed in freshwater. I've sold the betta tank now, but would like to put the nerite in my reef tank.
Is a nerite reef safe? And will it breed and eventually overrun my tank with snails?

thanks in advance for your replies!

01-29-2010, 04:08 AM
Nerites are tough to breed in any type of enviroment they require a planktonic stage and that is very difficult to provice in a home aquairum.

01-29-2010, 04:26 AM
perfect! Thanks!