Chestnut cowrie (Neobernya spadicea)

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Chestnut cowrie

Cypraea spadicea 1.jpg
Chestnut cowrie

Neobernya spadicea

114 Litres (30 US G.)

8.9-15.2cm (3.5-6 ")

pH

8.0 - 8.4

22.2-26.7°C (72 -80 °F)

8-12 °d

Herbivore
Other (See article)

2-3 years

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Chestnut cowrie

Additional scientific names

Cypraea spadicea


Origin[edit]

Eastern Pacific Ocean; relatively common in Southern California to Cedros Island in Baja California, but not commonly found north of Santa Barbara.

Sexing[edit]

Males are smaller than females.

Tank compatibility[edit]

This snail is reef safe.

Diet[edit]

Herbivorous; needs lots of algae in its diet.

Environment Specifics[edit]

Reef tanks will suffice.

Behaviour[edit]

Peaceful.

Identification[edit]

Shell is pale with a brown top.

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