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Tongan Nassarius

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Species Availability:   234
$2.50
Resides : Substrate, will burrow in sand if available
Consumes : Detritus, Leftover Fish Food
Size : 1" or 25 mm
Origin : Indo Pacific
Availability: Almost always
Warnings : None.

Excellent sand stirrer and scavenger. These snails will pop out of the sand when they smell food, or when you are feeding fish. Tongan nassarius are larger than our popular Nassarius vibex, and as such are better suited for tanks that are fed larger meaty pieces of seafood, rather than multiple pieces of smaller foods which Nassarius vibex is more effective at removing at the same relative bio-load. Tongan Nassarius refer to a few species that are about the same size that originate in the Indo Pacific, Nassarius distortus, Nassarius margaritifer (second picture) and Nassarius gaudiosus. They all grow to about 3/5 of an inch tall and 1 inch in length.

 

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