Tiger Cowrie

Invert Type: Cowries


Scientific Name: Cypraea tigris


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