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Skywarp   

I've just discovered a small pink and white snail. The pink is not corralling algae. The markings are white bands and pink bands on the shell, which is spiralling out to the left. Can't get a good photo. Does anyone know if it's a coral predator? I think it could be, as bright coloured Gastropods normally are. But I would love to leave him in as he's beautiful. Any ideas?

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patback   

Look up pictures of whelks. I wish I dd this with mine, but throw it in a tank with a hermit and let it get the shell. A hermit is more reef safe than a whelk.

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boxboy   

p-89294-snail.jpg

Does it look like this? just lighter color.

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I'm not sure what you mean by "sprialing out to the left". Is the shell elongated like a whelk?

 

If not, I'd guess collonista. They are small and usually white and red or pink stripes.

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Skywarp   

It's definitely not a whelk, and not colonista. I guess if it's not reef safe I'd see it on some corals

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