Red Foot Moon Snail (Norrisia norrisii)
Phylum: Mollusca, Class: Gastropoda
Range: Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California
Size: 2 in. Space:: 10+ gal. Diet: Filamentous algae, algae film, diatoms
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful
Natural History: The Red Foot Moon Snail is an avid feeder on algae in rocky reef zones. It eats filamentous alga, cyanobacteria, and diatoms.
Husbandry: The Red Foot Moon Snail can be used to control nuisance algae in captivity. An aquarium with live rock and a healthy growth of algae is an excellent place for this snail. It is best kept between 72°F and 78°F. It will only feed on algae.
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