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Blue Mystery Snail

Popular amongst experienced and beginner aquarist. Mystery snails (Pomacea bridgesii and Pomacea diffusa) are some of the most liked freshwater snails. They enjoy tropical communities.

Blue Mystery snails are attractive as decorative additions. They can grow up to 5 cm (2 inches). Blue Mystery snail shells are impressive, calming light blue colours. It will vary from snail to snail. Their bodies are a darker blue.

Like Ramshorn snails, Mystery snails are not ones to cause harm within tanks. They are safe to keep together with plants and fish.

Common to Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia; they are found in rivers, swamps and ponds. Mystery snails differ from the Ramshorn with active and playful behaviour. If you have a sand substrate, they may burrow in the sand. They eat all kinds of algae, dead animal and plant matter. They are like your own underwater puppy.

These little critters (like the underwater puppies they resemble,) are keen on escaping. Use a fitted lid to ensure your snail does not crawl away. If you do have an escapee, they will retreat inside their shell and look dead. It is best not to throw them away, instead, put it back in its watery home. There is a high chance the snail will pop back out and be okay!

People still often lose snails to death too soon. One of the main reasons is the lack of calcium in the water. Since this is what makes up their shells, you need to consider what ways you are giving them calcium. They will also enjoy highly oxygenated and moderate moving waters.

To ensure you get the best quality snail, we order them in at the end of each week, for next week delivery. Straight to your door. This way, we assure you receive healthy, vibrant snails. Doing this means we can also lower our prices for you. Please expect delivery to be Thursday of the following week that you ordered.

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Andrew Pettitt
Blue Mystery snails

We recently purchased two BMSs for TFS.They have quickly become part of the family,with crazy antics and quick sense of humour.Although they look similar ,they have very different characters.One is wistful and slightly melancholy,the other is very extrovert and is always making us laugh

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Christine Lulham
Awesome service

Thanks for the fast delivery of my Blue Mystery and Ramshorn snails. They are loving their new home.

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Yvonne Smith
Great Purchase

First time purchasing a blue snail and well worth it. Great service and speedy delivery.

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Kerrie Owen
Beautiful addition

The blue snails were a beautiful addition to my tank. Great communication from the fish room and super fast delivery.

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Dylan Glenny
Great

Awesome they both turned up and are happy