- 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 escape artists.
must have water with a pH of greater than 7 and GH of greater than 5°d otherwise the shell will dissolve away and the snail will die.
The presence of copper in the water will kill it.
If properly acclimated to full strength saltwater, they can be home in a marine setup