Turbo Snail

Species information for the Turbo Snail, in the Snails category.

  1. Scientific name - Turbo sp.

    Family – Turbinidae

    Common name – Turbo Snail

    Max Size – 3 in (8 cm)

    Range - Mexico

    Care Level – Easy

    Temperament – Peaceful

    Foods and feeding – The snail will roam the aquarium eating algae

    Aquarium suitability –

    Reef compatibility – Yes

    Captive care – This snail is extremely helpful in keeping an aquarium clean by eating algae. Because of its large size it is know knock over corals and move rocks. Like all invertebrates it is extremely sensitive to nitrates and copper, and even tiny amounts are lethal to them.
     

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    Last edited: May 2, 2011
    little_fish, Feb 7, 2011
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