Substrates are one of the most important things that are needed by many aquatic animals, in fact, all aquatic animals, including snails.
There are many types of substrates such as sand, gravel, etc and they each serve many purposes for aquarium animals.
I have read some questions on forums asking if Mystery snails like Sand as a substrate. In this article, I will answer your question, so read till the end.
Do Mystery Snails like Sand? Sand is one of the most important substrates needed by Mystery Snails. They need sand to burrow and relax on.
Sand is very important for Mystery Snails, and they need it to thrive in both captivity and in the wild too.
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Apart from burrowing it to hide and staying on top of it to relax, it also helps them to locate foods and they can suck the minerals in it.
All aquarium snail like sand, including Mystery Snails too. In fact, a snail tank will not be complete without sand.
So, Mystery Snails don’t only like Sand, they love it.
Are Mystery Snails Ok On Sand?
Yes, they like Sand and live comfortably on it
Mystery snail’s tank can’t be complete without having sand, this is because they love it and like meddling about with it.
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So, they are very comfortable and okay with sand.
What Substrate Do Snails Prefer?
The substrate snails love most is peat (sand). They prefer it to any other substrate because they do burrow, lay their eggs in it and also relax on it.
Sand is very important for aquarium snails, including Mystery snails too.
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