Scientific Name: Clea Helena
How easy are they to care for?
We would class these snails are moderate to care for.
How large can they grow?
Up to 7cm
What is the ideal number to keep together?
Can be kept individually or in groups.
What water conditions do they require?
A pH range of 7.0 ‚Äì 8.0 and a temperature of 23-27 degrees Celsius.
What should you feed them?
Assassin snails will feed on other species of snails such as Ramshorn snails and Malaysian trumpet snails. They will also eat fish flakes and bloodworm.
How compatible are they with other fish?
Assassin snails are compatible with their own kind as well as most community tank fish and shrimp. Avoid keeping with cichlids, goldfish or any other fish that may injure or eat them.
Can they be bred in captivity?
Yes; Assassin snails are easily bred in freshwater aquaria.