Money Cowrie (Cypraea moneta)

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Money Cowrie

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Money Cowrie

Cypraea moneta

Easy

sg

1.023 - 1.025

pH

8.0 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::80 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

Herbivore
Other (See article)

2-3 years

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Money Cowry

Additional scientific names

Monetaria moneta, Erosaria moneta


Origin

A very common species found throughout the Indo-Pacific

Sexing

Males are smaller than females

Tank compatibility

This snail is reef safe.

Diet

Herbivorous; needs lots of algae in its diet.

Environment Specifics

Reef tanks will suffice.

Behaviour

Peaceful.

Identification

Has a pale shell.

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