Cerith Snails X5

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Cerith Snails X 5

 

What are they? : Cerith Snails - Cerithium litteratum

 

How Big Are they? : Typically around 1 inch long

 

What do they eat? : Brilliant eaters of diatom and soft green algaes. Also has been known to eat Cyanobacteria (this looks like a red algae on the sand bed and sometimes rock work)

 

What are the good at? : They will spend most of their time grazing on the sand bed and lower rock work. When resting they will burrow in the sand bed, this is movement keeps the sand bed well oxygenated and prevents algae & detritus build up.

Where are they from? : These snails come from the Caribbean

Temperament : Peaceful

Care Level : Easy