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Product Details


1cm - 2cm

Care Level




PH Level

6.8 - 8.5

Piano snail x 5pc
Introducing the Piano Snail, a unique and eye-catching addition to your freshwater aquarium. With its distinct black and white coloration reminiscent of piano keys, this snail species adds a touch of elegance and charm to any aquatic setup. Known for its peaceful nature and beneficial tank-cleaning abilities, the Piano Snail is a fantastic choice for aquarists looking to enhance the aesthetics and maintain a healthy aquarium environment. Order now and bring the beauty and functionality of these exquisite Piano Snails to your aquarium!

The Piano Snail, scientifically known as Tylomelania sp., is a fascinating freshwater snail species admired for its striking black and white coloration and intriguing behavior. Here's everything you need to know about caring for and keeping Piano Snails in your aquarium:


  • Unique Black and White Coloration: The Piano Snail showcases a captivating pattern resembling piano keys, with its shell adorned in contrasting black and white colors.
  • Varied Shell Shapes: These snails can display a range of shell shapes, including elongated, cone-shaped, or spiraled shells, adding to their visual interest.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain the water temperature between 24°C and 28°C (75°F-82°F) to provide optimal conditions for the Piano Snail.
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly alkaline to neutral pH range of 7.0 to 8.0 to replicate their natural habitat.
  • Water Hardness: These snails prefer moderately hard to hard water, with a general range of 10 to 20 dH.
  • Filtration: Ensure efficient filtration and moderate water flow to maintain excellent water quality for the snails.

Tank Setup:

  • Tank Size: Provide a spacious aquarium with a capacity of at least 20 gallons to accommodate a small group of Piano Snails comfortably.
  • Substrate: Use fine-grained substrate like sand or smooth gravel to allow the snails to burrow and forage.
  • Decorations: Incorporate driftwood, rocks, and live plants to create hiding spots and grazing surfaces for the snails.
  • Water Parameters: Ensure stable water parameters and avoid drastic fluctuations to keep the snails healthy and stress-free.

Tank Mates:

  • Peaceful Community Fish: The Piano Snail is peaceful and can be kept with other peaceful fish species that share similar water parameter requirements.
  • Avoid Aggressive or Snail-Eating Fish: Avoid pairing them with aggressive fish species or those known to prey on snails.

Feeding Habit:

  • Detritus and Algae: Piano Snails are excellent scavengers and algae eaters, consuming detritus, leftover food, and algae that naturally accumulate in the aquarium.
  • Supplemental Feeding: Provide a well-balanced diet by offering sinking pellets or wafers specifically formulated for freshwater snails. You can also supplement their diet with blanched vegetables like spinach or zucchini.


  • Water Parameters: Regularly monitor and maintain stable water parameters suitable for the Piano Snail to ensure their well-being.
  • Partial Water Changes: Perform regular partial water changes of around 25% every 1-2 weeks to maintain water quality and stability.
  • Tank Maintenance: Clean the tank regularly, removing any uneaten food, debris, or excess algae to maintain water quality.
  • Monitoring Health: Observe the Piano Snails for any signs of disease, stress, or abnormal behavior.

The Piano Snail is a captivating addition to your aquarium, bringing both visual appeal and functionality. Enjoy their unique black and white coloration and peaceful nature as they contribute to the aesthetics and maintenance of your aquatic environment.

Piano snail x 5pc

SGD 8.80

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