It’s not every day that an unusual invertebrate shows up in the aquarium market as a new captive-bred offering. Meet the Hercules Snail, Brotia herculea, a large, scavenging, easy-to-care-for mollusck currently being produced at Josh’s Frogs in Owosso, Michigan.
No, it is not a case of problem buoyancy or a mistake by an overworked editor, the Assessors often swim upside down with their bellies oriented toward overhang ceilings.
Hint: Author Scott Michael provided this working title to his forthcoming article about this fish and its family:
Aquarists get all excited about the latest pump or light, but we often forget about the small pieces of highly functional equipment that make aquarium keeping easier. Tunze has modernized and expanded its top-selling hose holder into a sleek and elegant way to secure and organize tubes and cords going into an aquarium or sump.
Enjoy an exclusive and FREE full-length excerpt of Chronicles of a Reef Bum, our November/December 2021 CORAL Magazine AQUARIUM PORTRAIT! Learn all about Keith Berkelhamer’s 187-gallon reef aquarium hidden away in the Mad River Valley of Vermont.