Tiger Cowrie (Cypraea tigris)
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- Tiger Cowrie, Tiger Cowry
- Indo-Pacific from Micronesia, and Polynesia to East Africa
- Males are smaller than females.
- This snail is reef safe.
- Herbivorous; needs lots of algae in its diet.
- Reef tanks will suffice, if it's big enough, however, this large cowrie may knock over objects; though this is not a concern in tanks with secure rockwork, etc.
- Has a spotted shell. Largest cowrie known.