What is a turbo shell?
Turbos, also known as turbans, are top shaped shells. They are in the large family of Turbinidae which consists of several hundred species most from tropical seas. These mollusks are vegetarians which feed on marine algae.
Can hermit crabs use any shells?
Hermit crabs should be allowed to choose the shell they prefer from a selection of different sizes and types of shells. Natural shells are the best option. Painted shells should be avoided. Shells should not have jagged insides or holes in the lower part of the shell where water would leak out.
How big do turbo shells get?
The distinctive shell grows to a length of 18 cm. The large, imperforate, solid shell is ventricose, as broad as long.