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Chestnut turbo snail (Turbo castanea)

Family: Turbinidae

Care level: Easy

Temperament: Peaceful

Reef compatibility: Reef safe

Max size: 5cm

Diet: Herbivore


Chestnut turbo snails like their close cousin the Mexican turbos are an amazing algae eating snail with a voracious appetite, similar in grown size and appearance too. 

Chestnut turbo's will graze on all types of algae on rocks and glass, their diet can be supplemented with dried algae if necessary but where ample live rock is provided finding food is not usually an issue for them.

The chestnut turbo snail is peaceful and easy to care for, survival rates are very high as unlike some types of snail they do not seem to find themselves in a position where they can't right themselves.


 Due to variations in species your item may not be identical to that featured in the image, we do however ensure the species is correct and that the markings and colors are very similar. 

Before ordering please familiarise yourself with our alive arrive guarantee and the process for making claims under our guarantee.  

We offer an 'Arrive Alive' guarantee on all corals, critters, fish and invertebrates. If they do not arrive alive then subject to these terms and conditions you can request a replacement or refund. We guarantee our livestock will arrive alive, there is no reason why it should arrive any other way due to the care and professional way in which they are packaged with heatpacks, polystyrene boxes and all other necessary precautions considered for the species we are shipping.

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