Money Cowrie (Cypraea moneta)
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114 Litres (30 US G.)
2.5-5.1cm (1-2 ")
8.0 - 8.4
22.2-26.7°C (72 -80 °F)
This animal is available captive bred
- Money Cowry
Additional scientific names
- Monetaria moneta, Erosaria moneta
Origin[edit | edit source]
- A very common species found throughout the Indo-Pacific
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Males are smaller than females
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- This snail is reef safe.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- Herbivorous; needs lots of algae in its diet.
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
- Reef tanks will suffice.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Has a pale shell.