Can Assassin Snails Flip Themselves Over?

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Can Assassin Snails flip themselves over?

Aquarium Snails are very important to fish keepers because some of them are used to keep the tanks tidy and some like the Assassin Snails are used to control the population of stubborn or pest Snails.

If you are very familiar with aquarium Snails, you will know that sometimes, they will flip over ( fall or turn upside down) due to so reasons such as accidents, weakness, etc.

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This is one of the major causes of mortality rate for aquarium Snails, that’s Why it is recommended to select the species of snails that could self right themselves when they flip over or turn upside down as you may call it.

In this article, we will see if Assassin Snails could self-right themselves when they flip over.

Can Assassin Snails flip themselves over? Yes, Assassin Snails are very agile and have thick, but flexible shells, which makes it possible for them to easily right themselves when they flip over.

The inability of snails to flip themselves over or right themselves when they turn upside down is a very bad one because it has killed a lot of them.

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Many aquarium Snails are not agile enough to right themselves, so when they flip over for any reason, they will be there struggling to flip themselves over and stand upright again, but all to no avail, and they will die in such a position if they didn’t succeed or nobody helped them.

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When it comes to Assassin or killer Snails, they are very agile, with flexible shells, although they are much slower and less big than many Snails, they can self right themselves when they turn upside down.

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