Conus coffeae is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Conus coffeae, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
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Conus coffeae Gmelin, 1791
Like all species within the genus Conus, the Coffee Cone is predatory and venomous. Conus coffeae is common in on intertidal and shallow subtidal lagoon and seaward reefs, usually found under rocks during the day. Conus Coffeae is vermivorous, feeding on Eunicidae.
Similar to Conus glans und Conus tenuistriatus.
Conus (Leporiconus) coffeae Gmelin, 1791· accepted, alternate representation
Conus fabula G. B. Sowerby I, 1833
Cucullus caffer Röding, 1798 (objective synonym)
Leporiconus coffeae (Gmelin, 1791)