African Species Of Freshwater Snails

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I would like to have a completely African tank and was wondering if there are any freshwater snails from Africa that I could get. Any advice or information would help!
 
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From what I've read apple snails are from SA nerites are from India and SE Asia. And ramshorn snails are a nuisance

That's why I'm asking directly about African varieties if they do exist I've got a a few different species of snails I am by no means an expert but im not ignorant on the subject.
 

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did a bit more research for you on the nerites found in africa and they include- neritina pulligera, Neritina natalensis. There are a few other nerite species but these are the most common in the hobby.
 
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Well thank you! I was told before apple snails are from SA nerites from SEA. I have black devil snails those definitely come from Asia. But that's wild!! Never knew! Thank you!!!!

I did some in depth reading finally

Everytime I get one here I learn something new thanks!
 

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I would definetly go with something from the Afropomus genus. These are the true apple snails that dwarf many of the SA species.
 
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