Margarita Snail


Scientific name - Margarites pupillus

Family – Trochacea

Common name – Margarita Snail

Max Size – 1 in (2.5 cm)

Range - Eastern Pacific

Care Level – Easy

Temperament – Peaceful

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

Aquarium suitability – Please leave this snail in the ocean

Reef compatibility – Yes

Captive care – While they are commonly sold in LFS, they are a cold-water snail and boil to death in our tanks. Please leave this snail in the ocean. Like all invertebrates it is extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper, and even tiny amounts are lethal to them.
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