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.
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