Likely Reef Tank Suitable
Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable
Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean
Size: 2 inches (5 cm)
Natural Environment: Inhabits shallow reefs and intertidal zones with algae.
General Husbandry: Rarely seen in the home aquarium trade and probably more collected for the shell trade.
Has a temperature range of 72 to 83°F (22 - 28°C), otherwise see Cerithium atratum prior to this species for suggested aquarium husbandry.
FYI: Was previously identified as Cerithium mutatum.
A reliable eater of algae and diatoms and appear to be safe for reef aquariums.