Chestnut cowrie (Neobernya spadicea)
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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
- Chestnut cowrie
Additional scientific names
- Cypraea spadicea
Origin[edit | edit source]
- Eastern Pacific Ocean; relatively common in Southern California to Cedros Island in Baja California, but not commonly found north of Santa Barbara.
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]
- Shell is pale with a brown top.