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|Resides : Rocks and glass|
|Consumes : Film Algae, Diatoms, Hair Algae, and some species of Cyanobacteria|
|Max Size : 1" or 25mm|
|Origin : Caribbean|
|Warnings : This species has trouble righting itself.|
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. These Astraea spp. are sometimes called "Turbo snails" or "Astreas" in the hobby, but should not be confused with larger turbos. They ship at about the size of a nickel, they grow to the diameter of a quarter. These snails will consume film, some cyano species, and some of the finer hair algae on the glass and rocks in your aquarium. They are not the hardiest of creatures, because they cannot right themselves if turned upside down. They should be placed carefully into your aquarium. If you notice one got flipped over, you should act as quickly as possible to right them.
We recommend quantities over 50 Astraeas snails be shipped with UPS
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