Name:

Pyramid Snails


Pest Type: Snails


Scientific Name: Pyramidellidae



Treatment: The best way to rid your tank of these snails is to remove the infected clam or starfish and pick off any that you see. Use a toothbrush to scrub the shell of the clam, which will remove any eggs. Sixline and Green Wrasse eat the snails.

Identification: Very small, light-colored, pyramid-shaped snails that feed on clams and starfish

Prevention: Carefully examine, clean, and then quarantine all rock, coral, and macroalgae before placing in the tank.

pyramid snail - reefs

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