Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Long Island, NY
I have a mystery snail named Hiccup that lives with my Betta, Eugene. Mystery snails for the most part leave slime trails, but the slime is kind of hard to see unless they leave it on a silk plant or something they are munching on. The Mystery snail will not interfere with your corys, betta or plants - they prefer dead plant material, and will eat the algae growing on the glass in the tank or any left over food. If you're ever concerned about your snail not getting enough algae, you can throw in a sinking algae wafer. The snails usually live in 68-84 f water, so they should do fine. The only thing I would say you might have to be concerned about is calcium in the water for your snail - they need it for proper shell development. And also, be careful there is no copper in anything you put into the tank or the water you use. I run my water through a Brita filter before putting it in the tank because it gets rid of copper and chlorine. :) Mystery snails are a great addition to the tank and are very hardy.