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This section is to discuss anything Opae ula shrimp and brackish water related. e.g Nerite snails, algae etc..
 #31  by odin
 28 Feb 2016 19:13
Ive seen alot of videos on youtube of Opae'ula keepers having large Nertite snails in their tank to help keep the algae levels down and generally keep the glass clear so you can watch your shrimps. I noticed nobody sold nerite snails in the UK and struggled to find any but i found the Zebra thorn nerite snail (Clithon Diadema) on ebay which breeds and lives in brackish water ;) they are only a couple of quid each and are sold on ebay.
they live for a few years and dont get huge which is perfect.
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 #33  by odin
 28 Feb 2016 19:17
brakc wrote:I have Neritina snails in my Opea tank, perfect!!


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like these ones?

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 #37  by odin
 28 Feb 2016 19:22
do they grow very large fully grown? here is another photo of one of mine, they stay small and i hope they will breed in my tank.
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 #108  by odin
 20 Mar 2016 20:21
My Nerites laid what looks like eggs! i dont know if they will amount to anything but its pretty cool :lol:
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 #9838  by odin
 02 May 2021 11:39
These small zebra Nerites are quoted to live for around 1-2 years on the internet but mine are still going strong after 5 years so that information is debunked lol :cool:
 #9839  by opae ula related
 02 May 2021 16:18
odin wrote:These small zebra Nerites are quoted to live for around 1-2 years on the internet but mine are still going strong after 5 years so that information is debunked lol :cool:
That’s because you take care of them well! Ha