The Fighting Conch, Strombus alatus, features a beautiful beige/orange conch shell. It is a voracious diatom and algae eater than can be beneficial for your tank. They thrive best in tanks with plenty of live rock, at least 30 gallons, and a sandy substrate. The Fighting Conch moves using its foot pad. It is recognized as a capable sand-sifter that can help aerate the tank. Eating an omnivorous diet, the Fighting Conch will take naturally occurring organisms and plants in the tank as well as supplemental feedings of small meaty scraps. It is a peaceful organism that can grow up to three inches in length.