Invertebrates

Turbo Snail   (Turbo sp.)
Phylum: Mollusca, Class: Gastropoda
Range: Tropical Seas
Size: 1 in.    Space:: 1+ gal.     Diet: Filamentous algae, cyanobacteria, diatoms
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Easy   Temperament: Peaceful
Natural History: The Turbo Snail is found on rocky and sandy coral reefs. It crawls over the substrate feeding on algae.
Husbandry: The Turbo Snail is often used to control algae in aquariums. It will starve if inadequate amounts of algae are not available. Feed Nori as a supplement if the aquarium is bare.



In Stock: 08/09/14, Yes
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