Tiger Cowrie


Scientific Name: Cypraea tigris

Invertebrate Care

Diet: Carnivore, Scavenger
Aggressiveness: Peaceful
Reef Safe: Yes
Relative Care: Easy


Cypraea tigris.

The Tiger Cowrie is peaceful, but it may consume anemones, sponges, or soft corals. Juveniles eat some algae, but adults should be fed meaty foods like frozen silversides, clams, or krill. It also likes to scavenge leftover meaty foods.