Cerith Snail

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Scientific name - Cerithium sp

Family – Cerithiidae

Common name – Cerith Snail

Max Size – 1.5 in (3.5 cm)

Range: Caribbean, Mexico

Care Level – Easy

Temperament – Peaceful

Foods and feeding – The snail will roam the aquarium eating algae.

Aquarium suitability –

Reef compatibility – Yes

Captive care – This snail is extremely helpful in keeping an aquarium clean by eating algae growing in the aquarium. It will also burrow down into the substrate, keeping it oxygenated and turned. Like all invertebrates it is extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper, and even tiny amounts are lethal to them.
 

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