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GARF AQUACULTURE CORAL ROCKS
CERITH SNAIL Family Cerithiidae (CERITHS) Cerithium strercusmuscarum
- THIS SNAIL EATS HAIR ALGAE -
Dark brown sculptured tower shaped (Turriform) algae eater. Active glass cleaner This is the best cerith snail we have tested. It stays down in the aquarium on the glass cleaning algae and diatoms. It is listed in Julian Sprung's Reef Aquarium as a good algae eater.
One inch long pointed shell, it can get in between rocks, it is a great glass cleaner. This snail cleans in zig zag pattern. It's radula is able to remove diatoms so well that they do not regrow from the original algal film. This snail does not dislodge or disturb any specimens.