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Magenta Mystery Snail - Pomacea bridgesii

Magenta Mystery Snail - Pomacea bridgesii

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All About Magenta Mystery Snail


The Magenta Mystery Snail Pomacea bridgesii, is a popular freshwater snail that belongs to the Ampullariidae family. The Magenta Mystery Snail is a variant of the Mystery Snail, which is known for its cone-shaped shell that comes in various colors like blue, golden, and black. However, the Magenta Mystery Snail is a bit different. This snail has a pale yellow or brown-colored shell with a swirl pattern, and its body is also pale. This snail is a good addition to any aquarium due to its unique appearance and ability to help keep the tank clean.

If you're looking to add a Magenta Mystery Snail to your tank, you're in luck as they are fairly easy to find and care for. In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about the Magenta Mystery Snail, from its origin to its care requirements.


The Magenta Mystery Snail is native to South America, specifically the Amazon River basin. This snail is commonly found in slow-moving rivers, streams, and lakes. The snail has also been introduced to other parts of the world, including North America, Asia, and Europe. In the wild, the Magenta Mystery Snail feeds on algae, dead plants, and decaying organic matter. However, in captivity, it can be fed a variety of foods, including pellets, flakes, and vegetables, like cucumber and zucchini. It's essential to provide a well-balanced diet to keep your snail healthy and happy.


As mentioned earlier, the Magenta Mystery Snail is a pale yellow or Brown-colored snail with a cone-shaped shell. The shell can grow up to 2 inches in diameter, and the snail can grow up to 2 inches in size. The Magenta Mystery Snail has two pairs of tentacles. One pair is longer than the other, and it's used for sensing the surroundings and detecting food. The shorter pair is used for breathing.


The Magenta Mystery Snail is an excellent choice for any aquarium. They are easy to care for, peaceful, and are fascinating to watch. If you're looking to add a unique and eye-catching snail to your tank, the Magenta Mystery Snail is an excellent option. Get yours today and enjoy the beauty of this fascinating snail!

Care Instructions

  • pH - 7.4 - 8.4
  • Temperature - 68°F - 84°F 
  • Water Hardness - 12-18 kH° /  8-18 gH°
  • Feeding - Algae, decaying plant matter, leftover fish food
  • Notes - Mystery Snails benefit greatly from calcium supplements

Each order comes with 1 Mystery Snail.

NOTICE: Snails ship in insulated fish shipping boxes in a breather bag by DEFAULT, this is included in the shipping price! 72 HOUR HEAT PACKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AND RECOMMENDED!

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