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Key Hole Limpet
Scientific Name Megathura crenulata 
Reef Compatible With Caution 
Care Level Beginner 
Disposition Peaceful 
Min. Tank Size 50 gallons 
Mature Size 3 inches 
Placement in tank Any 
Diet Herbivore 
Range Eastern Pacific, Indo-Pacific 
Size Class
0
Description
Key Hole Limpets are something not frequently seen in the hobby. However, these guys are algae eating magnets!! Spending their time mainly on the glass, they will venture onto the sand providing it is of a fine grade and will clean off hair algae and even Cyanobacteria algae quite quickly.
Diet
Will stay mostly on glass and hard surfaces eating film algae. Occasional offerings of Nori (seaweed) wrapped rocks placed near the glass are good for supplemental feedings if insufficient food source is unavailable.
 
 
 
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003280   Key Hole Limpet, 1"-2.5", Indo Pacific
 
$19.95
     
 
 
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