Astraea sp. snails (often referred to as Astrea snails) range in diameter from about the size of a nickel to almost the size of a quarter. These snails will consume film and hair algae on the glass and rocks in your aquarium.
The Collector Urchin is a type of pincushion urchin from the South Pacific Ocean found in deep water. They are multicolored and an attractive addition to large reef tanks, but they can scratch acrylic and wear items to camouflage themselves that you may prefer they leave alone.
The Crowned Turbo Snail grows to about the size of a golf ball. It is especially good at removing hair algae, but will also consume film algae and diatoms. This species will also eat some turf and complex algae, it resides on hard surfaces.
East African Cerith snails range in size from an inch to 1.25''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate mostly, but will also clean glass and rocks. They are slightly beefier than Stocky, Cortez, and Florida Ceriths.
We carry a few different species of Elysia and Oxynoe under this listing. They are all small sacoglossan slugs that will grow to one inch maximum. Read the full description before purchasing this species.
Florida Cerith snails range in size from an inch to 1.25''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate as well as on rocks, and glass in your aquarium.
Rock Boring Urchins come in different colors, consume complex algae, including calcified algae. They have sharp spines, which can give you a sting comparable to a bee sting if the spine pierces your skin.
Lettuce sea slugs, (Elysia crispata), consume hair algae and other complex and semi-complex macroalgae. However, sea slugs have particular care requirements that make them unsuitable for most reef tanks. Please read the full description.
The Lightning Dove Snail will consume film algae, diatoms, fine hair algae, algal detritus and some species of cyanobacteria in your aquarium. They prefer hard surfaces but will spend some time on the sand.
Excellent scavenger and sand stirrer. These snails will come out whenever they smell food, or when you are feeding the fish. These snails do not eat algae; they eat detritus and leftover fish food. There feeding will help maintain your nitrate levels, and clean some of the debris that is building up in your substrate.
The Ninja Star snail ranges in size from a about the size of a nickel to just larger than the diameter of a quarter. These snails will consume film and hair algae on the glass and rocks in your aquarium.
The Pencil Urchin, is a multicolored urchin with dull spines, and is a great addition to a touch tank. This particular urchin will be most active at night, as it is a nocturnal creature. It can grow to 3 inches in diameter .
The Polka Dot Hermit crab will eat hair algae and scavenge in your aquarium. It has a large white claw that it uses to close the shell it is in when it is retracted, giving the appearance there is a snail inside.
These Cyclopoid pods are prolific breeders, eating detritus, flake food, phytoplankton, and even algae paste. This copepod moves along the substrate and through the water column.
Tisbe biminensis are tropical Harpacticoid copepod that feeds on surfaces of your aquarium. Great for refugiums, feeding dragonets, pipefish, and seahorses. Eat detritus and fish waste.
The Reticulated Brittle Starfish is small starfish with long arms. Their central disc grows to about the size Lincoln is on the penny, while their arms can reach out 6 inches. A scavenger that will feed primarily at night and hide throughout the day.
The large spider conch is a striking addition to the aquarium. It sports a unique shell that can spiral out to 9 inches, but the bulk of the conch is about 3 inches high and 4 inches long when an adult.
Stocky Cerith snails range in size from an inch to 2''. These snails will consume diatoms, detritus, cyano and algae in the substrate as well as on rocks, and glass in your aquarium. Their shells are often covered in coralline.
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species. This listing is for customers selecting Priority Mail, there is a 10 snail limit.
Eats Diatoms, Cyano, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. This is an imported species. This listing is for customers selecting UPS at checkout, and there are no quantity limits.
The Yellow Foot Hermit will consume hair algae, leftover fish food and some species of cyanobacteria. The species has variable coloring and even banding, but they all have yellow tipped legs.
Eats Diatoms, Algae and Detritus on the rocks and glass in your tank. Extremely hardy under normal water conditions. This smaller snail only grows to about 2/5-3/5 of an inch.