Scientific Name: Melongena corona
Reef Compatibility: No
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gal
Max Size: 5 inches
Approximate Purchase Size: 3/4 inch to 3 inches
The Crown Conch also know as the Florida Crown Conch is a particularly hardy and attractive gastropod that is found around oyster reefs and mud flats in West Florida. It has a handsome pointed spiral shell, it does a great job of keeping the sandbed stirred, however this snail is not considered Reef Safe becasue it is a predator; it eats other mollusks, including scallops.