Scientific Name: Triplofusus giganteus
Reef Compatibility: No
Minimum Tank Size: 40 gal
Max Size: 24 inches
The Horse Conch is the largest gastropod in the Gulf of Mexico. It has a pointed shell and a huge beautiful orange foot making it a striking demonstration piece. Shell may be encrusted with a variety of worms, barnacles and bryozoans. Does not feed on clams, but feeds on other carnivorous gastropods and in the aquarium setting has been known to feed on hermit crabs as well..