15 Astrea Snails - Saltwater Cleaner Snail - Algae Eater

Description

Common name: Astrea Snail

Scientific name: Lithopoma tectum

Size: 1/2" to 1 1/2"

Compatibility: Great in reef tanks

Food and Diet: If sufficient food (algae) levels are not present, supplement the diet with blanched spinach or lettuce and vegetable-based tablet foods.

The Astrea Snail serves the efficient function of cleaning algae-covered live rock. It is very adept at keeping your aquarium clean. In fact, this small herbivore prefers to feed on nuisance hair algae, as well as cyanobacteria and diatoms.

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