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Cerithium echinatum


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lexID:
5145 
Scientific:
Cerithium echinatum 
German:
Nadelschnecke 
English:
Spinose cerith 
Category:
Lumache 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Cerithiidae (Family) > Cerithium (Genus) > echinatum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lamarck, 1822 
Occurrence:
Tokelau, Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, Niue, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Tansania, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Midway Islands, Australia, Cina, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Guam, Hawaii, Indonesia, Isola di Cook, Isola di Pasqua, Isole Marshall, Isole Salomon, Madagascar, Malesia, Mar rosso, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Nuova Zelanda, Palau, Picairns, Polinesia Francese, Samoa, Singapore, Sudafrica, Tailandia, Taiwan, Timor Est, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
6.5 cm - 8 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alghe 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
Molto facile 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-03-02 11:35:23 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Cerithium echinatum are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Cerithium echinatum, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Cerithium echinatum, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Lamarck, 1822

Special thanks for the foto to DeJong Marinelife.

Feed on algae, easy to rear.

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