Scientific Name: Cypraea tigris
Reef Compatibility: With Caution
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gal
Max Size: 4 inches
Approximate Purchase Size: 2 to 3 inches
Food/Feeding: CarnivoreNotes: The Tiger Cowrie prefers a rock aquarium with hiding places. While small, it will eat some algae and scavenge for scraps, but as an adult, it will eat some anemones, sponges, and soft corals, and is best housed with starfish, sea urchins, and tubeworms in the reef aquarium. Do not house it with Condylactis sp.