Can an apple snail eat an apple?
Apple snails are not called apple snails because they eat apples. They are called Apple Snails because of their size. True apple snails (Pomacea canaliculata) can grow up to 5" in Dia. Nontheless Apple Snails can eat apples.
Apple snails can eat almost anything. They can eat vegtables such as carrot, peas (defrosted but not cooked and without the skin part), celery, cucmber (without the seeds) and lettuce. They also eat algea from your tank*. If a snail dies some types are known to eat the other snail. Fish food and auqatic plants are also on the menu. *DONT EXPECT YOUR TANK TO BE FULLY CLEAN OF ALGEA
The Mystery Snail - AKA Apple Snail does not have a picky diet. They prefer to eat excess fish food. For a balanced diet, feed spirulina pellets, fish foods high in protein, Romain/cos lettuce, zucchini and algae wafers. To ensure optimum shell growth, spinach can be fed as this is high in calcium. If food is not readily available the snail will graze on fish droppings and algae film. They can also known to eat…