Assassin Snails are a popular freshwater critter that many people want to own. Their neat patterns and low-maintenance nature makes them the perfect addition to many tanks!
They’re also great at getting rid of any pest snails that might be taking over your tank. Simply drop a few Assassin Snails in your aquarium and your problem is solved.
The average Assassin Snail lifespan is somewhere between 2 and 3 years. While that is the norm, some enthusiasts have reported these gastropods living for upwards of 5 years!Tank conditions and diet play a big role in their overall health and lifespan. These snails have a unique diet that needs to be fulfilled. Otherwise, they might not even make it to the 2-year mark.
- Diet: Carnivorous. Voraciously eats other snails and will often eat dead fish. If there are not enough small snails in the aquarium, their diet can be supplemented with fish flakes, blood worms, and other meaty foods.
- Social behavior: Attacks other snails, but otherwise peaceful.
- Origin: Indonesia