Ring Cowrie (Cypraea annulus)
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114 Litres (30 US G.)
8.9-15.2cm (3.5-6 ")
8.0 - 8.4
22.2-26.7°C (72 -80 °F)
This animal is available captive bred
Additional scientific names
- Monetaria annulus, Cypraea annularis, Ornamentaria annulus, Erosaria annulus
- Ring Cowry, Gold Ringer
- From as North Hawai'i to the Galapagos to The Red Sea.
- Males are smaller than females.
- This snail is reef safe.
- Herbivorous; needs lots of algae in its diet.
- Reef tanks will suffice.
- Resembles the Money cowrie, except it has a ring encircling the back of the shell.