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Product Details


1cm - 2cm

Care Level




PH Level

8.1 - 8.4

Red onion snail x 5pc
Introducing the Red Onion Snail, a vibrant and eye-catching addition to your freshwater aquarium. With its stunning red coloration and unique shape, 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 Red Onion 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 Red Onion Snails to your aquarium!

The Red Onion Snail, scientifically known as Neritina sp., is a captivating freshwater snail species admired for its vibrant red coloration and intriguing appearance. Here's everything you need to know about caring for and keeping Red Onion Snails in your aquarium:


  • Striking Red Coloration: The Red Onion Snail showcases a beautiful and intense red hue that adds a vibrant splash of color to your aquarium.
  • Distinctive Shell Shape: These snails have a unique shell shape that resembles an onion bulb, with rounded and bulbous contours.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain the water temperature between 24°C and 28°C (75°F-82°F) to provide optimal conditions for the Red Onion 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 10 gallons to accommodate a small group of Red Onion Snails comfortably.
  • Substrate: Use smooth gravel or fine sand as the substrate, allowing the snails to forage and explore without injuring their delicate bodies.
  • 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 Red Onion 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:

  • Algae Grazers: Red Onion Snails are excellent algae grazers, consuming various types of algae that grow naturally in the aquarium.
  • Supplemental Feeding: While they primarily feed on algae, you can supplement their diet with high-quality sinking pellets or wafers designed for freshwater snails.


  • Water Parameters: Regularly monitor and maintain stable water parameters suitable for the Red Onion 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 Red Onion Snails for any signs of disease, stress, or abnormal behavior.

The Red Onion Snail is a captivating addition to your aquarium, bringing both vibrant color and functionality. Enjoy their stunning red appearance and peaceful nature as they contribute to the aesthetics and maintenance of your aquatic environment.

Red onion snail x 5pc

SGD 8.80

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5 pcs


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