Orange Lipped Conch Snail

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Common Name:- Orange Lip Conch Latin Name:- Strombus luhanus Final Size:- Up to 5cm Purchase Size:- Approx 3.5-4cm Diet: - Algae, detrirus, uneaten foods Aquarium Size:- 50 litres+ Water Parameters:- SG 1.023 - 1.026, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Nitrite 0, Ammonia 0, Will not tolerate Copper Compatibility:- Coral Safe Top Tips:- Fantastic for keeping sand clean in aquarius Orange Lip Conch are the smallest species of conch we offer and idea for aquariums of 50 litres and over. They are an extremely peaceful species of sand sifting snail. They use operculum (shell opening cover) to scoot themselves along the sand a bit like an oar in a boat meaning they are best kept in aquariums with gravel around 3mm in size. They are harmless and make a great, easy to care for addition to smaller sized aquariums where they will do an excellent job of turning over the sand and cleaning up. They are collected from the Indo pacific and are the most popular species of Conch amongst reefers. They are a fantastic species to have in groups to tackle all sorts of issues, they present no risks and are long lived. Diet Humpback Conch as with all conch will eat a wide range of algae species as well as eating detritus and left over food. They will clean your glass and rockwork as well as burrowing into the sand and keeping that clean too! It is essential to supplement their natural grazing especially if the amount of live algae available to them is slim. Algae based pellets or grazing blocks work perfectly for all Conch Snails as a supplemental food. Compatibility Orange Lip Conch do not eat corals or other sessile invertebrates meaning they are classified as reef safe. They are extremely peaceful and the only risk of adding them is that one of their tank mates may eat them. To avoid this offer plenty of spare shells to hermit crabs or avoid keeping them together and do not add with known snail eating fish / shrimp species. Want more info?

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  • Common Name:- Orange Lip Conch
  •  Latin Name:-  Strombus luhanus
  • Final Size:- Up to 5cm
  • Purchase Size:- Approx 3.5-4cm
  • Diet: - Algae, detrirus, uneaten foods
  • Aquarium Size:- 50 litres+
  • Water Parameters:- SG 1.023 - 1.026, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Nitrite 0, Ammonia 0, Will not tolerate Copper
  • Compatibility:- Coral Safe
  • Top Tips:- Fantastic for keeping sand clean in aquarius

Orange Lip Conch are the smallest species of conch we offer and idea for aquariums of 50 litres and over.  They are an extremely peaceful species of sand sifting snail.  They use operculum (shell opening cover) to scoot themselves along the sand a bit like an oar in a boat meaning they are best kept in aquariums with gravel around 3mm in size.  They are harmless and make a great, easy to care for addition to smaller sized aquariums where they will do an excellent job of turning over the sand and cleaning up.  They are collected from the Indo pacific and are the most popular species of Conch amongst reefers.  They are a fantastic species to have in groups to tackle all sorts of issues, they present no risks and are long lived.  

Diet
Humpback Conch as with all conch will eat a wide range of algae species as well as eating detritus and left over food.  They will clean your glass and rockwork as well as burrowing into the sand and keeping that clean too!  It is essential to supplement their natural grazing especially if the amount of live algae available to them is slim.  Algae based pellets or grazing blocks work perfectly for all Conch Snails as a supplemental food.

Compatibility
Orange Lip Conch do not eat corals or other sessile invertebrates meaning they are classified as reef safe.  They are extremely peaceful and the only risk of adding them is that one of their tank mates may eat them.  To avoid this offer plenty of spare shells to hermit crabs or avoid keeping them together and do not add with known snail eating fish / shrimp species.



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