Zebra Apple Snail - Asolene Spixi

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Zebra apple snail (Asolene spixi)

Appearance of the zebra apple snail (Asolene spixi)

The zebra apple snail, Asolene spixi, is particularly well known for its striking shell pattern, which is reminiscent of a zebra. Their shells are usually greenish to dark in color and have distinctive black stripes. This snail species adds a touch of exoticism and color to any aquarium.

Keeping the zebra apple snail (Asolene spixi)

Asolene spixi is relatively undemanding to keep, but requires clean water and regular water changes. They prefer an aquarium with lots of plants and enough space to crawl around. Stable water quality and a well-maintained aquarium are essential for their health.

Socialization of the zebra apple snail (Asolene spixi)

This species of apple snail is peaceful and can easily be kept together with a variety of fish and other invertebrates. It is ideal for community aquariums and blends in well with most freshwater environments.

Diet of the zebra apple snail (Asolene spixi)

The diet of Asolene spixi should be varied and include both plant and animal foods. They like to eat algae, dead plant parts and special snail food. A balanced diet is important to maintain their health and shell quality.

Tank design for the zebra apple snail (Asolene spixi)

The aquarium for Asolene spixi should be rich in plants and have a variety of surfaces to explore. They prefer a soft substrate that allows them to burrow. Careful monitoring of the nitrate and phosphate levels in the water is recommended.

lat. Name: Asolene spixi
German. German name: Zebra apple snail
Appearance: Shell cream/light yellow
Size: up to 3 cm
Age: up to 3 years

very peaceful

can be socialized with peaceful fish, shrimps, crabs and other snails (if the water values match)

Reproduction: very well possible in fresh water
Diet: Growth or snail food
Difficulty Suitable for advanced keepers

Requirements & water values:

Min. aquarium requirements We recommend a tank of at least 50 L
Temperature 20 - 28 °C
pH value > 6.5 mol/l
Carbonate hardness (KH) > 3 ° dGh
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