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Cypraea moneta - money cowry

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General information
Scientific: Cypraea moneta
Common: money cowry
Origin: Indo-Pacific, Red Sea
Size: 1.18 " - 1.57 " (3cm - 4cm)
Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C)
Feeding: Algae
Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L)
Degree of difficulty average
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Husbandry This cowry lives in intertidal rocky areas. It can be found on and under rocks in shallow water and on exposed reefs at low tide. Like all cowries, it feeds on algae and marine vegetation growing on loose rocks and pieces of dead coral.
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