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Stripe Goldfish

Stripe Goldfish

Scientific Name: Carassius auratus

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Africa

Family: Neritidae


Other Names: Needs a spacious well oxygenated tank with plenty of algae to eat. If put in a new tank with no algae present and not supplemented, it can starve. A tight fitting lid is a must as these snails can be



Technical Info

Temperature: 22 - 26 ℃

pH: 7.2 - 8.5

GH: 8 - 12

Max size: 2.5 cm

Min Tank size: 20 Ltr

Position in Aqua: Bottom swimmer



The Stripe Snail is one of the most, if not the most, popular nerite snail in the hobby. Its coloration is a beautiful golden shell with black jagged-edged stripes running down. It is one of the larger nerite snail.



This snail is a great algae eater. Generally will not touch plants and will eat most types of algae. If no algae is present the snail will have to be supplemented with blanched vegetables and algae wafers.



They have a complex breeding procedure. They do not breed in freshwater instead breed in slightly brackish water. White colored eggs are laid on rocky areas. They are 3mm in size, resembling sesame seeds. Initially young larvae do not crawl like the adults but they swim.


Compatible with

A peaceful snail, will not bother tank inhabitants. However, should not be kept with aggressive fish that may attack it such as Loaches or Pufferfish.



Zebra Nerite snails, Tiger Nerite Snails, Tiger Snail, Zebra Snail, Nerita natalensis.