are interesting freshwater snails because of their features and their behaviors. Regarding the features Assassin snails or Clea helena have an operculum
, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks, most of which are marine. What you need to know is that are carnivorous, it enjoys worms, gastropods and are known to eat other snails. Assassin snails are given this nickname because of the ability to eat other snails like pond snails, bladder snails, ramshorn snails, Malaysian trumpet snails and more. So one of the benefits is their ability to control a pest snail population without having to use chemicals. Simply adding a half dozen of these snails with eliminate the pest snail problem in your tank. C. Helena or Assassin snails are very colorful and in fact are beautiful black and yellow coloration. They are safe with fish, shrimp and live plants and will burrow in substrate to clean up waste. To learn more about them check out Sam’s page
on Clea Helena. Buy some today!